What does the word arrogance mean?

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