One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a manner resulting from or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own importance or abilities.‘the prime minister arrogantly dismissed such concerns’
- ‘He always grins at me arrogantly when I pass his house.’
- ‘People can absorb anything if they are not deceived or treated arrogantly.’
- ‘They are able to get close to Caesar, who arrogantly refuses to consider the request.’
- ‘He stood up and gave a half-hearted shrug arrogantly.’
- ‘You led me to believe you enjoyed my company, then arrogantly spurned my proposal without even admiring the ring.’
- ‘They spell out what their intentions are rather than arrogantly assuming everyone trusts their judgment implicitly.’
- ‘She turned away from him arrogantly, gathering her thoughts for a moment.’
- ‘A woman, her face displaying an enigmatic or even arrogantly impenetrable beauty, appears out of the gray Parisian night.’
- ‘I rather arrogantly thought that I was not in jeopardy.’
- ‘His wife pressures him to arrogantly walk across a red carpet into the palace, offending the gods.’
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