Arrogance vs Imperiousness - What's the difference?

arrogance | imperiousness |


As nouns the difference between arrogance and imperiousness

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 imperiousness is the quality of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness; urgency.

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.
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    imperiousness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The quality of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness; urgency.
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