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arrogant (adj.) [傲慢な,尊大な,横柄な]

* ar < ad (強意) + rog (= ask) → 「むやみに強く求める→厚かましい→横柄な→尊大な」
* arrogance (n): 傲慢,尊大,横柄
* (反対) humiliate 謙遜な
I spoke a moment ago about the attitude of superiority that Englishmen have permitted themselves in their dealings with the inhabitants of India, which was naturally resented in that country, but the caste system arose as a result of successive invasions by 'superior' races from the North, and is every bit as objectionable as white arrogance.

Before the Second World War, France managed her own colonial affairs with arrogant self-reliance.

His manner was a little arrogant and at the same time a little shy.

The tennis player is so arrogant that he thinks he will never lose.
 出典:『鉄緑会 東大英単語熟語 鉄壁』p.528]

Someone who is arrogant behaves in a proud, unpleasant way towards other people because they believe that they are more important than others.
[ 出典:Collins COBUILD English Dictionary for Advanced Learners, 3rd. ed.]