arrogance

[ ar-uh-guhns ]
/ ˈær ə gəns /

noun

offensive display of superiority or self-importance; overbearing pride.

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Also ar·ro·gan·cy .

Origin of arrogance

1275–1325; Middle English <Middle French <Latin arrogantia presumption. See arrogant, -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM arrogance

non·ar·ro·gance, nounnon·ar·ro·gan·cy, nounsu·per·ar·ro·gance, noun
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