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Her voice all transatlantic arrogance, vodka delusion, and charming ignorance.
There’s some arrogance in thinking we can define what progress looks like for someone else.
Critics were quick to attack Goldenfeld and Maslov, accusing them of arrogance and failing to stay in their lane — “a consensus was very hard to beat, even when the people who are recognized experts chimed in in our defense,” Maslov said.The Hard Lessons of Modeling the Coronavirus Pandemic|Jordana Cepelewicz|January 28, 2021|Quanta Magazine
It has manifested over the past four years as a battleground of arrogance against science and entitlement over everything else.Angie Thomas’ New Prequel to The Hate U Give Challenges the Cult of Masculinity|Cleyvis Natera|January 12, 2021|Time
It is this outsider status or perhaps a certain strain of arrogance that explains his insistence on pushing forward with the project where others may have balked.The Potential Oscar Film That’s Too Hot for the Nigerian Government|Daniel Malloy|December 16, 2020|Ozy
The pontiff blasts the selfishness, arrogance and detachment of the cardinals in Rome.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the fall, I received a Rhodes Scholarship—I approached arrogance.‘Why Have I Lost Control?’: Cory Booker in ’92 on Rodney King Echoes Ferguson|Cory Booker|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Doar agreed that this was a case about “arrogance,” but not of the 1,600 voters now disenfranchised, or of the Justice Department.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
People who know him speak of a relaxed and charming man, remarkably free of arrogance or unpleasantness.
He developed a reputation for principled independence that others sometimes saw as arrogance.From The Square Deal to The New Deal: The Overlapping Political Identities of TR and FDR|John Avlon|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His whilom arrogance was all fallen from him; he wore instead an air of extreme contrition.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The ignorance of these ladies, their pride, their arrogance, excited in Jane's mind deep contempt.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
His cronies at the Pandemonium accused him of assuming an air of habitual arrogance.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
It is arrogance to think of launching out to serve the whole of India when I am hardly able to serve even my own family.Third class in Indian railways|Mahatma Gandhi
It came to Lowell in a flash that Bill's arrogance sprang from something deeper than mere conceit or drunkenness.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman