What does the word arrogance mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Arrogantly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The being arrogant; haughtiness.

Usage examples for arrogance

  1. In entering into your quarrel I shall at least show the world that there are some men not inferior in pretensions to Lord Borodaile who despise arrogance and resent overbearance even to others. – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. He paused a moment, and then with firm, steady strokes he wrote the final entry: " Destroyed by the arrogance of her owners, and the criminal pride and weakness of her Captain." – The Star Lord by Boyd Ellanby
  3. For years she had listened to all the poisonous things that were said of him by his enemies- and his arrogance had made him not a few. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini