Arrogance vs Hubris - What's the difference?

arrogance | hubris |


As nouns the difference between arrogance and hubris

is that arrogance is 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 while hubris is excessive pride, presumption or arrogance (originally toward the gods).

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arrogance

Alternative forms

* arrogaunce

Noun

(en-noun)
  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * See also .

    hubris

    English

    (wikipedia hubris)

    Noun

  • Excessive pride, presumption or arrogance (originally toward the gods).
  • See also

    * sophrosyne