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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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having an excessive sense of superiority
  • But the father had ruled for a long time, and for all her arrogance Kathleen, too, was weak.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (59% in)
  • For all his elaborate show of indifference, for all his clowning, his play-acting, his sometimes arrogant, sometimes mysteriously gentle defiance and mocking of both prisoners and guards, he sweated prodigiously, throughout his stay, from what must have been nervousness.
    2 — When the Exorcist Shall Go to the House of the Patient... (1% in)
  • He studied the paper unhappily, sharply remembering his younger son's face, arrogant and sullen, handsome as his mother's face (except for those ears, long as an elephant's ears, and red)—quick to sneer, quick to smile, as hers was, a face as delicate as his own was blunt: his own, or Will's, or his daughter Mary Lou's—the face of Luke Hodge in whom all that was subtly wrong, for obscure reasons contemptible, in W. B. Hodge, Attorney at Law, came into enigmatic focus.
    3 — Lion Emerging from Cage (8% in)
  • Sol Ravitz would be sitting in the lecture hall, his big left hand wrapped around his pipe, pretending he was not still smoking, here where smoking was forbidden, his kingly bald head tipped back as if with arrogance, knees up on the seat in front of him.
    4 — Mama (43% in)
  • She understood, too, his restless arrogance, the disgust he felt for teachers, principals, Education professors at the university, parents who were riding high in the world, who spoke kindly, condescendingly to him as though his fallen condition were of course a punishment for sins.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (45% in)
  • You teach me to admire stupid people and arrogant bastards who do no harm—unlike you.
    11 — The Dialogue of Houses (34% in)
  • The arrogance!
    11 — The Dialogue of Houses (61% in)
  • People look at it now, with their incredible modern arrogance, and they ask precisely the wrong questions, look precisely in the wrong direction, and when astrology gives them no answers they scorn it, mock it for childish superstition, and, worst of all, foist it off on the stupidest people in the culture, the devout of the drugstores-old ladies, gamblers, uneducated halfwit housewives thirsting for adventure.
    11 — The Dialogue of Houses (61% in)

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