Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being arrogant; arrogance: as, “presumptuous arrogancy,”
  • noun A piece of arrogance; an arrogant act.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Arrogance.

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  • noun Arrogance.

Etymologies

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From Latin arrogāntia.

Examples

  • But because of your arrogancy in saying that "you will not be muzzled", then there needs to be consequences for your ridiculous and disrespectful outburst against the president of the u.s. and his office.

    Wilson says no more apologies for outburst against president

  • Save us from violence, discord, and confusion; from pride and arrogancy, and from every evil way.

    Christmas is coming. . . . .

  • Save us from violence, discord, and confusion; from pride and arrogancy, and from every evil way.

    Dr. Peter Breggin: The Real Thanksgiving Day -- Our Presidents Explain

  • Your article is just another product of lies about other countries, a very typical product of US arrogancy.

    The Sudden Curve:

  • “But your heart is crammed with arrogancy, spleen, and pride.”

    Memorabilia

  • Notwithstanding, so much is true, that the carriage of greatness, in a plain and open manner (so it be without arrogancy and vain glory) doth draw less envy, than if it be in a more crafty and cunning fashion.

    The Essays

  • Socrates had come to regard death as for himself preferable to life; and consequently there is just a suspicion of foolhardiness in the arrogancy of his address. 5

    The Apology of Socrates

  • Your article is just another product of lies about other countries, a very typical product of US arrogancy.

    The Land of Make-Believe

  • They go in sheep's russet, many great men that might maintain themselves in cloth of gold, and seem to be dejected, humble by their outward carriage, when as inwardly they are swollen full of pride, arrogancy, and self-conceit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • I confess, indeed, that to compare myself unto him for aught I have yet said, were both impudency and arrogancy.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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