ETYM French, from Latin arrogantia, from arrogans. Related to Arrogant.
Overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors; SYN. haughtiness, lordliness.
An attitude of superiority manifested in an overbearing manner or in presumptuous claims or assumptions.
ETYM Latin arrogatio, from arrogare. Related to Adrogation.
1. The act of arrogating, or making exorbitant claims; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to.
2. Adoption of a person of full age.
Aggressive self-assurance; given to making bold assertions; SYN. self-assertiveness.
ETYM Cf. French impertinence. Related to Impertinent.
Inappropriate playfulness; SYN. perkiness, pertness, sauciness, archness.
ETYM French insolence, Latin insolentia. Related to Insolent.
An offensive disrespectful impudent act.
ETYM Cf. French prétention. Related to Pretend, Tension.
A false or unsupportable quality; SYN. pretence, pretense.