(Ar*rive"), n. Arrival. [Obs.] Chaucer.
How should I joy of thy arrive to hear!
(Ar*riv"er) n. One who arrives.
(||Ar*ro"ba) n. [Sp. and Pg., from Ar. arrub, ar-rubu, a fourth part.]
1. A Spanish weight used in Mexico and South America = 25.36 lbs. avoir.; also, an old Portuguese
weight, used in Brazil = 32.38 lbs. avoir.
2. A Spanish liquid measure for wine = 3.54 imp. gallons, and for oil = 2.78 imp. gallons.
(Ar"ro*gance) n. [F., fr. L. arrogantia, fr. arrogans. See Arrogant.] The act or habit of
arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner; that species of pride which consists in
exorbitant claims of rank, dignity, estimation, or power, or which exalts the worth or importance of the
person to an undue degree; proud contempt of others; lordliness; haughtiness; self-assumption; presumption.
I hate not you for her proud arrogance.
Syn. Haughtiness; hauteur; assumption; lordliness; presumption; pride; disdain; insolence; conceit; conceitedness.
(Ar"ro*gan*cy) n. Arrogance. Shak.
(Ar"ro*gant) a. [F. arrogant, L. arrogans, p. pr. of arrogare. See Arrogate.]
1. 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.
Arrogant Winchester, that haughty prelate.
2. Containing arrogance; marked with arrogance; proceeding from undue claims or self-importance;
applied to things; as, arrogant pretensions or behavior.
Syn. Magisterial; lordly; proud; assuming; overbearing; presumptuous; haughty. See Magisterial.
(Ar"ro*gant*ly), adv. In an arrogant manner; with undue pride or self-importance.
(Ar"ro*gant*ness), n. Arrogance. [R.]
(Ar"ro*gate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Arrogated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Arrogating ] [L. arrogatus, p.
p. of adrogare, arrogare, to ask, appropriate to one's self; ad + rogare to ask. See Rogation.] To
assume, or claim as one's own, unduly, proudly, or presumptuously; to make undue claims to, from vanity
or baseless pretensions to right or merit; as, the pope arrogated dominion over kings.
He arrogated to himself the right of deciding dogmatically what was orthodox doctrine.
(Ar`ro*ga"tion) n. [L. arrogatio, fr. arrogare. Cf. Adrogation.]
1. The act of arrogating, or making exorbitant claims; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to.
2. (Civ. Law) Adoption of a person of full age.
(Ar"ro*ga*tive) a. Making undue claims and pretension; prone to arrogance. [R.] Dr. H. More.