insolent

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in·so·lent

 (ĭn′sə-lənt)
adj.
1. Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent or impudent.
2. Archaic Presumptuous and insulting in manner or speech; arrogant.

[Middle English, from Latin īnsolēns, īnsolent-, immoderate, arrogant : in-, not; see in-1 + solēns, present participle of solēre, to be accustomed.]

in′so·lence (-ləns) n.
in′so·lent·ly adv.

insolent

(ˈɪnsələnt)
adj
offensive, impudent, or disrespectful
[C14: from Latin insolens, from in-1 + solēre to be accustomed]
ˈinsolence n
ˈinsolently adv

in•so•lent

(ˈɪn sə lənt)

adj.
1. boldly rude or disrespectful; contemptuously impertinent.
n.
2. an insolent person.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin insolēns unaccustomed, immoderate, haughty =in- in-3 + solēns, present participle of solēre to be accustomed]
in′so•lence, n.
in′so•lent•ly, adv.
syn: See impertinent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.insolent - marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
disrespectful - exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"
2.insolent - unrestrained by convention or proprietyinsolent - unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell
unashamed - used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame

insolent

insolent

adjective
Translations
وَقِح، مُهين
drzý
uforskammet
ósvífinn
užgaulumas
apvainojošsnekaunīgs
predrzen

insolent

[ˈɪnsələnt] ADJinsolente

insolent

[ˈɪnsələnt] adjinsolent(e)
to be insolent to sb → se montrer insolent(e) envers qn

insolent

adj, insolently

insolent

[ˈɪnslənt] adjinsolente

insolent

(ˈinsələnt) adjective
(of a person or his behaviour) insulting or offensive. an insolent stare/remark.
ˈinsolently adverb
ˈinsolence noun
References in classic literature ?
If these go shopping without a gentleman or a man-servant, they are tolerably sure to be subjected to petty insolences-- insolences of manner and tone, rather than word, though words that are hard to bear are not always wanting.
Of such insolences and attempted slights he, of course, took no notice, and in the opinion of most people his frank debonair manner, his charming boyish smile, and the infinite grace of that wonderful youth that seemed never to leave him, were in themselves a sufficient answer to the calumnies, for so they termed them, that were circulated about him.
I have redressed injuries, righted wrongs, punished insolences, vanquished giants, and crushed monsters; I am in love, for no other reason than that it is incumbent on knights-errant to be so; but though I am, I am no carnal-minded lover, but one of the chaste, platonic sort.