English version

arrogance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisharrogancear‧ro‧gance /ˈærəɡəns/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 PROUDwhen someone behaves in a rude way because they think they are very important 🔊 I couldn’t believe the arrogance of the man!
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arroganceThe majority of the Amphitheater School District governing board reeks with corruption, arrogance, conflicts of interest and blatant stonewalling.His arrogance and unwillingness to learn from others prevent him from being an effective member of the team.His arrogance made him virile and masculine, his stubbornness gave him the character to administer his centuries-old responsibilities.What seemed like arrogance might be wariness.There is so much hostility toward this subject-so much arrogance.Most often this behavior went by the name of arrogance, but the more discerning were likely to attribute it to insecurity.In Ionia, Pausanias' arrogance and lust for gold and women aroused widespread anger."I ought to be in charge here, '' said Jack with simple arrogance.Such arrogance always aroused the anger of the gods.The arrogance of some of the has-beens in the Athletico squad is pathetic.
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