Arrogant in a sentence

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Definition of Arrogant

  • Making, or having the disposition to make, exorbitant claims of rank or estimation; giving one's self an undue degree of importance; assuming; haughty; -- applied to persons.
  • Containing arrogance; marked with arrogance; proceeding from undue claims or self-importance; -- applied to things; as, arrogant pretensions or behavior.

How to use arrogant in a sentence. Arrogant pronunciation.

His heart was dark, he thirsted for the life of this arrogant Inglesi.
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He did a young man's share of the work; and did his share of conversing and entertaining from the general stand-point of any age-not from the arrogant, overawing summit-height of sixty years.
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Their enemies were every where strong, proud, arrogant.
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Pine-apples could only be again procured by an application to the Prince of the World, whose connection they had rejected, and by an introduction into the island of those foreign agents, who, now convinced that the Vraibleusians could not exist without their presence, would be more arrogant and ambitious and turbulent than ever.
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What avails your wealth, if it makes you arrogant to the poor?
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When his appetite was satisfied, his humility, such as it was, oozed out, and he became as arrogant as ever, and stoutly claimed that he was their big cousin, though, he said, he was not particularly anxious to be acknowledged by such a pack of little dwarfish thieving creatures as they were, who would steal through the farmer's fence to purloin vegetables for a cousin whom they impudently refused to recognize.
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And it may happen that a man is possessed with so great an opinion of himself and his power, that thinking it unreasonable any place should dare to shut its gates against him, he puts all to the sword where he meets with any opposition, whilst his fortune continues; as is plain in the fierce and arrogant forms of summoning towns and denouncing war, savouring so much of barbarian pride and insolence, in use amongst the Oriental princes, and which their successors to this day do yet retain and practise.
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And forthwith a swift rebuke followed, and brought low the soul of the arrogant woman.
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The sky had an arrogant blue which goaded the nerves like a spur.
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He was impressed by Philip's assurance, and accepted meekly Philip's implied suggestion that the painter's arrogant claim to be the sole possible judge of painting has anything but its impertinence to recommend it.
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On this occasion her arrogant feeling that she could direct everybody dwindled away.
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The Hilberys, as the saying is, "knew every one," and that arrogant claim was certainly upheld by the number of houses which, within a certain area, lit their lamps at night, opened their doors after 3 p. m., and admitted the Hilberys to their dining-rooms, say, once a month.
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He was a gigantic crank,-an arch-Jesuit, indifferent to means so long as he could bring about his end; and he became not merely a casuist, but a dictatorial and arrogant politician.
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Thus far, most of the political victories had been with the slave-power, and the South became correspondently arrogant and defiant.
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His promotion was rapid beyond precedent; but his head was turned by his elevation, and he became arrogant and opinionated, and before long even insulted the President, and assumed the airs of a national liberator on whose shoulders was laid the burden of the war.
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And here was his greatness, which endeared him to the American heart,-that he usurped no authority, offended no one, and claimed nothing, when most men, armed as he was with almost unlimited authority, would have been reserved, arrogant, and dictatorial.
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Meeting no obstacle to his appetites, he has become a depraved being; weak and arrogant, he has kept the people at a distance; and their voice has no longer instructed and guided him.
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They have all proved to be equally arrogant and intolerant, zealous for both temporal and spiritual domination, and merciless to those who have opposed their pretensions.
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Germany delivered to our Government its arrogant mandate concerning unlimited submarine warfare.
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Among men Stanley Baird passed for a man of rather arrogant and violent temper, but that man who had seen him at his most violent would have been amazed.
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Examples of Arrogant

Example #1
Did the fool not see his end?
Example #2
Harrik muttered to himself in rage.
Example #3
His one striking peculiarity was his Partingtonian fashion of loving and using big words for their own sakes, and independent of any bearing they might have upon the thought he was purposing to convey.
Example #4
Although he was more than twice as old as the eldest of us, he never gave himself any airs, privileges, or exemptions on that account.
Example #5
But Luther relied on his God, and at this moment, with his favorite hymn in his heart, "_A strong fortress is our God,_" he went to the Lord in prayer, and prayed that omnipotence would come to the help of their weakness.
Example #6
There were but few friends to the reformers, and these were of little strength.