One with high self esteem are confident & humble One with low self esteem are weak & lack in confidence .To cover up this short coming they displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance. Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others an arrogant contempt for the weak.. Superiority is the main quality of an arrogant person. Arrogant people are single-minded they either think that they are superior to others or inferior to them. This arrogance may be nothing more than a way to cover the feelings of inferiority they experience when dealing with someone else.