arrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, lordlinessnoun
overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
The act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner; that species of pride which consists in exorbitant claims of rank, dignity, estimation, or power, or which exalts the worth or importance of the person to an undue degree; proud contempt of others; lordliness; haughtiness; self-assumption; presumption. Closely related to the act of arrogating.
Etymology: from arrogantia.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The act or quality of taking much upon one’s self; that species of pride which consists in exorbitant claims.
Etymology: arrogantia, Lat.
Stanley, notwithstanding she’s your wife,
And loves not me; be you, good lord, assur’d,
I hate not you for her proud arrogance. William Shakespeare, Rich. III.
Pride hath no other glass
To shew itself but pride; for supple knees
Feed arrogance, and are the proud man’s fees. William Shakespeare, Tr. and Cr.
Pride and arrogance, and the evil way, and the froward mouth do I hate. Prov. viii. 13.
Discoursing of matters dubious, and on any controvertible truths, we cannot, without arrogancy, entreat a credulity. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. i.
Humility it expresses by the stooping and bending of the head; arrogance, when it is lifted, or, as we say, tossed up. John Dryden, Dufresn.
the act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner; that species of pride which consists in exorbitant claims of rank, dignity, estimation, or power, or which exalts the worth or importance of the person to an undue degree; proud contempt of others; lordliness; haughtiness; self-assumption; presumption
Arrogance is a rock band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In the 1970s and early 1980s it was one of the most popular local bands in the state. The group has released six full length albums in its history and an early non-LP single. In 1983 the group entered a dormant period and the members did not perform together again until 2000, when the band reunited for a few select concerts and gigs in the Triangle area in celebration of Arrogance's 30th anniversary. The most notable was the "Reunion" concert at the North Carolina Museum of Art Amphitheatre in Raleigh in 2000. After large turnouts at the band's 2000 performances, Arrogance began performing again in local clubs, bars, and at special events, averaging about one show a year. The band's current lineup consists of Rod Abernethy, Don Dixon, Scott Davison, Robert Kirkland, and Marty Stout.
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The numerical value of arrogance in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of arrogance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
I love cats. I love their grace and their elegance. I love their independence and their arrogance, and the way they lie and look at you, summing you up, surely to your detriment, with that unnerving, unwinking, appraising stare.
Being judgemental is neither good nor correct. When we judge others only from our frame of reference, we invariably fail to understand all other frames of reference that may lead to totally different perspectives. Being judgemental is a sign of arrogance, disrespect and ignorance IMHO. History shows us that those who judge others also get judged by others, in exactly the same manner and with the identical yardstick of measure. Don't be judgemental, and accept the world as is. Always live, and let live all others around you. Cheers!
Growing up I had a lot of arrogance and I didn’t want to hear anything that my dad had to say, and then I realized — bigger, faster cars — I learned more about the sport and I was like ‘Hey, he actually knows what he’s talking about.’.
Confidence is a whisper, decisiveness is a calm tone, arrogance is a scream, and aggression is a bloody nose; one’s demeanor describes the scene.
We've sent a message, with a single Scud, to the Saudi-Zionist enemy so it understands what to expect as a result of its excess and arrogance.
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Translations for arrogance
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- високомерие, арогантност, надменностBulgarian
- arrogànciaCatalan, Valencian
- domýšlivost, aroganceCzech
- Hochmut, Überheblichkeit, Arroganz, DünkelGerman
- αλαζονεία, υπεροψίαGreek
- altanería, altivez, arrogancia, soberbiaSpanish
- ylimielisyys, koppavuus, pöyhkeys, röyhkeysFinnish
- hugmóð, arrogansa, stórlætiFaroese
- dànadas, àrdan, sodal, ladarnas, uaillScottish Gaelic
- עתק, יהירותHebrew
- arogancija, išdidumas, pasipūtimas, akiplėšiškumasLithuanian
- augstprātīgums, uzpūtība, uzpūtīgums, augstprātībaLatvian
- aanmatiging, arrogantieDutch
- arroganseNorwegian Nynorsk
- aroganță, mândrie, trufieRomanian
- гордыня, надменность, спесь, заносчивость, высокомериеRussian
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