ARROGANCE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of arrogance
Definition:
n. overbearing pride; haughtiness; manifest feeling of personal superiority in rank, power, or estimation
Example:
I also think his arrogance is also turning people off.
Sentence in Classic:
Now this was perhaps from arrogance; and the shadow on the ground kept itself so still and quiet, that it might hear all that passed: it wished to know how it could get free, and work its way up, so as to become its own master.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
I went towards them slowly, for my limbs were weak, but with a sense of increasing relief as I drew nearer to them, and a sense of leaving arrogance and untruthfulness further and further behind.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
When the first name he drew was declared, there arose a great uproar among the people, all crying out against the cruelty, pride, and arrogance of that senator whose name it was.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
She did not hesitate to display arrogance to her new Republican and Scallawag friends but to no class was she ruder or more insolent than the Yankee officers of the garrison and their families.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
His first had only borne the general device of his rider, representing two knights riding upon one horse, an emblem expressive of the original humility and poverty of the Templars, qualities which they had since exchanged for the arrogance and wealth that finally occasioned their suppression.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
They had wit; they had silence; their political dogma was suitably impregnated with arrogance; they should have succeeded.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
I should wish to see them very good friends, and would, on no account, authorise in my girls the smallest degree of arrogance towards their relation; but still they cannot be equals.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
They were as little children before Ahab; and yet, in Ahab, there seemed not to lurk the smallest social arrogance.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Such an assumption is the arrogance of peoples irreverent toward Time and ignorant of the deeds of men.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context