Arrogant a: Overbearing; presumptuous; haughty; hence arrogance.
Ignorant a: Lacking knowledge; behaving in uncouth manner through lack of knowledge.
Some people can be guilty of both arrogance and ignorance:
Dr Cullen, who signed to having “responsibility for overall integrity of the disclosures”, refused to comment yesterday when asked why the ACC shortfall was not included in the Prefu as a “specific fiscal risk”.
“I’m the Treaty negotiations spokesman,” Dr Cullen said.
“I have no intention of re-engaging in those areas.”