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Arrogant vs. Humble — What's the Difference?

Arrogant vs. Humble — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Arrogant and Humble

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Arrogant

Having or displaying excessive pride in oneself or an excessive sense of self-importance.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Marked by meekness or modesty in behavior, attitude, or spirit; not arrogant or prideful.
Jun 02, 2022

Arrogant

Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority over others
An arrogant contempt for the weak.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Showing deferential or submissive respect
A humble apology.
Jun 02, 2022

Arrogant

Having excessive pride in oneself, often with contempt or disrespect for others.
Jun 02, 2022
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Humble

Low in rank, quality, or station; unpretentious or lowly
A humble cottage.
Jun 02, 2022

Arrogant

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.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

To cause to feel humble
"He was humbled by the lack of consolation in Kornblum's expression" (Michael Chabon).
Jun 02, 2022

Arrogant

Containing arrogance; marked with arrogance; proceeding from undue claims or self-importance; - applied to things; as, arrogant pretensions or behavior.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

To cause to have a lower condition or status; abase.
Jun 02, 2022

Arrogant

Having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride;
An arrogant official
Arrogant claims
Chesty as a peacock
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming.
He lives in a humble one-bedroom cottage.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Having a low opinion of oneself; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; modest.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

(ambitransitive) To defeat or reduce the power, independence, or pride of
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Humble

To make humble or lowly; to make less proud or arrogant; to make meek and submissive.
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Humble

To hum.
Humbling and bumbling
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

(transitive) hummel.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

An arrest based on weak evidence intended to demean or punish the subject.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Near the ground; not high or lofty; not pretentious or magnificent; unpretending; unassuming; as, a humble cottage.
THy humble nest built on the ground.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Thinking lowly of one's self; claiming little for one's self; not proud, arrogant, or assuming; thinking one's self ill-deserving or unworthy, when judged by the demands of God; lowly; waek; modest.
God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.
She should be humble who would please.
Without a humble imitation of the divine Author of our . . . religion we can never hope to be a happy nation.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Hornless. See Hummel.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humilate.
Here, take this purse, thou whom the heaven's plaguesHave humbled to all strokes.
The genius which humbled six marshals of France.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiently of; to make meek and submissive; - often used rexlexively.
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you.
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Cause to be unpretentious;
This experience will humble him
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of;
He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Low or inferior in station or quality;
A humble cottage
A lowly parish priest
A modest man of the people
Small beginnings
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful;
A humble apology
Essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
Jun 02, 2022

Humble

Of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense);
Baseborn wretches with dirty faces
Of humble (or lowly) birth
Jun 02, 2022

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