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arrogant

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Happiness is not a possession to be prized. It is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] arrogans, present participle of arrogo.

Pronunciation

Adjective

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arrogant

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  1. Having excessive pride in oneself.
    • 1878, Friedrich Nietzsche, Wanting to be Loved,  
      The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions.
    • 1987, Sam Donaldson, Hold On, Mr President!,  
      Call me a braggart, call me arrogant. People at ABC (and elsewhere) have called me worse. But when you need the job done on deadline, you’ll call me.

Usage notes

  • Said of people, statements, etc.

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Danish

Adjective

arrogant

  1. arrogant

Dutch

Pronunciation

Adjective

arrogant

  1. arrogant

French

Pronunciation

Adjective

arrogant m.

  1. arrogant

German

Adjective

arrogant

  1. arrogant

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