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arrogant

adjective uk   /ˈær.ə.ɡənt/ us    /ˈer-/
B2 unpleasantly proud and behaving as if you are more important than, or know more than, other people: I found him arrogant and rude.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
arrogance
noun [U] uk   /ˈær.ə.ɡəns/ us    /ˈer-/
He has a self-confidence that is sometimes seen as arrogance.Saddening, shocking and upsetting
arrogantly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
The authorities had behaved arrogantly, she said.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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