Arrogance

  • 1 arrogance — [ arɔgɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1160; lat. arrogantia ♦ Insolence méprisante ou agressive. ⇒ fierté, hauteur, insolence, présomption, suffisance, 1. superbe. Air d arrogance. ⇒ mépris. Répondre avec arrogance. ⇒ 1. morgue. L orgueil « ne déplaît tant que… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 arrogance — ARROGANCE. s. f. Fierté, orgueil, présomption, qui fait qu on s attribue un mérite, un droit, une autorité qu on n a pas. Sotte arrogance. Arrogance insupportable. Parler avec arrogance …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 3 arrogance — Arrogance. s. f. Fierté, orgueil, presomption par laquelle on s attribuë un merite, un droit, une authorité que l on n a pas. Sotte arrogance. arrogance insupportable. parler avec arrogance …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 Arrogance — Ar ro*gance, n. [F., fr. L. arrogantia, fr. arrogans. See {Arrogant}.] 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Arrogance — or arrogant may refer to: *Excessive Pride *HubrisIn entertainment: *Arrogance (band) …

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  • 6 arrogance — (n.) c.1300, from O.Fr. arrogance (12c.), from L. arrogantia, from arrogantem (nom. arrogans) assuming, overbearing, insolent, prp. of arrogare to claim for oneself, assume, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + rogare ask, propose (see ROGATION …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 arrogance — Arrogance, Arrogantia, Insolentia, Fastus, Ferocitas. Il est venu en si grande arrogance, que, etc. Processit eo insolentiae, vt, etc …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 8 arrogance — index contempt (disdain), contumely, disdain, disrespect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 arrogance — [n] exaggerated self opinion airs, aloofness, audacity, bluster, braggadocio, brass*, cheek*, chutzpah*, conceit, conceitedness, contemptuousness, crust*, disdain, disdainfulness, ego, egotism, gall, haughtiness, hauteur, high handedness, hubris …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 arrogance — [ar′ə gəns, er′ə gəns] n. the quality or state of being arrogant; overbearing pride or self importance: also arrogancy …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 arrogance — (a ro gan s ) s. f. Orgueil accompagné de manières hautaines et de prétentions téméraires. Langage plein d arrogance. C est le comble de l arrogance. •   Ton arrogance insigne Ne mériterait pas qu on te fît cet honneur, VOLT. Tancr. III, 6. •   D …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 12 arrogance — n. 1) to demonstrate, display, exhibit arrogance 2) insufferable, overpowering, overwhelming arrogance 3) the arrogance to + inf. (he had the arrogance to ask for more money) * * * [ ærəgəns] display exhibit arrogance overpowering overwhelming… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 ARROGANCE — s. f. Fierté, orgueil, présomption, qui fait qu on s attribue un mérite, un droit, une autorité qu on n a pas. Sotte arrogance. Arrogance insupportable. Parler avec arrogance. Cet homme est plein d arrogance …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 14 ARROGANCE — n. f. Attitude hautaine et présomptueuse. Sotte arrogance. Arrogance insupportable. Parler avec arrogance. Cet homme est plein d’arrogance …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 15 arrogance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ breathtaking, sheer, supreme ▪ intellectual VERB + ARROGANCE ▪ have ▪ She had the arrogance to believe the law d …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 arrogance — ar|ro|gance [ˈærəgəns] n [U] when someone behaves in a rude way because they think they are very important ▪ I couldn t believe the arrogance of the man! …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 arrogance — noun (U) the quality of thinking that you are very important so that you behave rudely: The arrogance of that man pretending he d never seen us before! …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 arrogance */ — UK [ˈærəɡəns] / US noun [uncountable] behaviour that shows that you think you are better or more important than other people I am astounded by your arrogance …

    English dictionary

  • 19 arrogance — arrogant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having an exaggerated sense of one s own importance or abilities. DERIVATIVES arrogance noun arrogantly adverb. ORIGIN Old French, from Latin arrogare claim for oneself …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 arrogance — noun Date: 14th century an attitude of superiority manifested in an overbearing manner or in presumptuous claims or assumptions …

    New Collegiate Dictionary


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