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arrogant


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arrogant  \Ar"ro*gant\,  a.  [F.  arrogant,  L.  arrogans  p.  pr  of 
  arrogare  See  {Arrogate}.] 
  1.  Making,  or  having  the  disposition  to  make  exorbitant 
  claims  of  rank  or  estimation;  giving  one's  self  an  undue 
  degree  of  importance;  assuming;  haughty;  --  applied  to 
  persons. 
 
  Arrogant  Winchester,  that  haughty  prelate.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Containing  arrogance;  marked  with  arrogance;  proceeding 
  from  undue  claims  or  self-importance;  --  applied  to 
  things  as  arrogant  pretensions  or  behavior. 
 
  Syn:  Magisterial;  lordly;  proud;  assuming;  overbearing; 
  presumptuous;  haughty.  See  {Magisterial}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arrogant 
  adj  :  having  or  showing  feelings  of  unwarranted  importance  out  of 
  overbearing  pride;  "an  arrogant  official";  "arrogant 
  claims";  "chesty  as  a  peacock"  [syn:  {chesty},  {self-important}] 




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