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synonyms for arrogance

  • aloofness
  • chutzpah
  • disdain
  • ego
  • egotism
  • hubris
  • pretension
  • pride
  • smugness
  • vanity
  • airs
  • audacity
  • bluster
  • braggadocio
  • brass
  • cheek
  • conceit
  • conceitedness
  • contemptuousness
  • crust
  • disdainfulness
  • gall
  • haughtiness
  • hauteur
  • high-handedness
  • imperiousness
  • insolence
  • loftiness
  • nerve
  • ostentation
  • pomposity
  • pompousness
  • presumption
  • pretentiousness
  • priggishness
  • self-importance
  • self-love
  • superciliousness
  • swagger
  • overbearance
  • scornfulness

antonyms for arrogance

MOST RELEVANT
  • humility
  • modesty
  • carefulness
  • caution
  • meekness
  • shyness
  • timidity
  • servility
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How to use arrogance in a sentence

His whilom arrogance was all fallen from him; he wore instead an air of extreme contrition.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The ignorance of these ladies, their pride, their arrogance, excited in Jane's mind deep contempt.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
His cronies at the Pandemonium accused him of assuming an air of habitual arrogance.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It is arrogance to think of launching out to serve the whole of India when I am hardly able to serve even my own family.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
It came to Lowell in a flash that Bill's arrogance sprang from something deeper than mere conceit or drunkenness.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
The comic poets ridiculed pretension, arrogance, quackery, and lies.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Humble and modest in the presence of a master-mind, he stood up proudly and boldly against foolish arrogance and self-sufficiency.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
Be independent; a young housekeeper never needed greater moral courage than she does now to resist the arrogance of fashion.
CHOICE READINGS FOR THE HOME CIRCLEANONYMOUS
That pride which enables a good man to struggle successfully against the arrogance of the world.'
THE MONCTONS: A NOVEL, VOLUME ISUSANNA MOODIE
In her manner was a faint hint of the commanding manner of her aunt, although without any trace of Miss Wentstile's arrogance.
LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
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WORDS RELATED TO ARROGANCE

  • affectednesses
  • arrogance
  • false fronts
  • fronts
  • haughtiness
  • hauteurs
  • mannerisms
  • ostentation
  • pomposities
  • poses
  • pretenses
  • pretensions
  • pretentiousness
  • put ons
  • shows
  • superciliousnesses
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.