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arrogance (noun) pride and a feeling of self-importance that make a person rude.
A person with arrogance feels that they are more important than the others, and behave rudely to the others. They feel that the others do not deserve their attention. Persons who are arrogant are overbearing and haughty.
- Rita is the exact opposite of her husband Paul. If she is the picture of courtesy, he is all arrogance. It is a surprise that their marriage has lasted so long.
- Brad ruined his career by his sheer arrogance, which gave his bosses the right impression that he was rude and could not function as a member of a team.