arrogation

arrogate

[ar-uh-geyt]
verb (used with object), arrogated, arrogating.
1.
to claim unwarrantably or presumptuously; assume or appropriate to oneself without right: to arrogate the right to make decisions.
2.
to attribute or assign to another; ascribe.

Origin:
1530–40; < Latin arrogātus appropriated, assumed, questioned (past participle of arrogāre), equivalent to arrog- (ar- ar- + rog(āre) to ask, propose) + -ātus -ate1

arrogatingly, adverb
arrogation, noun
arrogator, noun
unarrogated, adjective
unarrogating, adjective

abdicate, abrogate, arrogate, derogate.
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arrogate (ˈærəˌɡeɪt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to claim or appropriate for oneself presumptuously or without justification
2.  (tr) to attribute or assign to another without justification
 
[C16: from Latin arrogāre, from rogāre to ask]
 
arro'gation
 
n
 
arrogative
 
adj
 
'arrogator
 
n

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arrogate
1530s, from L. arrogatus, pp. of arrogare "to claim for oneself" (see arrogance).
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