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arrogance
 n.  overbearing pride; haughtiness; manifest feeling of personal superiority in rank, power, or estimation
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  Wealth came out of the curving furrows, and arrogance came too--arrogance built on green bushes and the acres of fleecy white.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Why, all we have is cotton and slaves and arrogance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  He said, in effect, that the South had nothing with which to wage war but cotton and arrogance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
4  Our cotton is worthless and what he called arrogance is all that is left.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  But I call that arrogance matchless courage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
6  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
7  They took her at her own valuation and endured much at her hands, her airs, her graces, her tempers, her arrogance, her downright rudeness and her frankness about their shortcomings.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
8  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
9  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
Get Context   In Chapter LVIII
10  Mrs. Chillip does go so far as to say,' pursued the meekest of little men, much encouraged, 'that what such people miscall their religion, is a vent for their bad humours and arrogance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
11  They say he is valiant as the bravest of his order; but stained with their usual vices, pride, arrogance, cruelty, and voluptuousness; a hard-hearted man, who knows neither fear of earth, nor awe of heaven.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
12  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
13  I can see him now, sitting on the chair belonging to that lady I mentioned - a picture of dull-witted arrogance.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Two First Cross-examination
14  Whether they're right or not, you have to concede that his simplicity and arrogance, however little they show, do weaken his function of guarding the entrance, they are defects in the doorkeeper's character.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Nine In the Cathedral
15  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
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLVII.
Example Sentence:
1  His treatment of his secretary was a blatant example of managerial arrogance.
2  Consumer watchdogs have accused banks of "appalling arrogance" in the way they treat customers.
3  Her arrogance has disenchanted many of her former admirers.
4  The boast of arrogance soon turns to shame.
5  You must realize that it is arrogance that has cramped your progress.
6  I also think his arrogance is also turning people off.
7  It's arrogant of you to assume you'll win every time.
8  I watched the interview and felt he came over as quite arrogant.
9  He said that the press had misrepresented him as arrogant and bullying.
10  He often speaks in an arrogant tone, which doesn't encourage others to discuss with him.
11  The nation would seethe with discontent as the noblemen continue their arrogant ways.
12  Lynn watch in astonishments as her coworkers arrogate the credit for her brilliant work in the project.