arrogance etymology

English word arrogance comes from Latin arrogo (which means: "I claim as my own")

Detailed word origin of arrogance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
arrogo Latin (lat) I assign, attribute.. I claim as my own, arrogate to myself, assume. (legal) I ask or inquire of someone, question.. (legal) I associate with someone, place by the side of someone.. (vulgar, slang) I have an erection. (other meanings) I confer upon or procure for someone.
arrogantia Latin (lat) An assuming, presumption; arrogance, conceitedness.. Obstinacy, stubbornness.. Pride, haughtiness, insolence.
arrogance English (eng) The state of bein arrogant; a type of extreme or foolish pride in which someone feels much superior to another.

Words with the same origin as arrogance

Descendants of arrogo