insolency


Related to insolency: insolvency
References in classic literature ?
It is well, when nobles are not too great for sovereignty nor for justice; and yet maintained in that height, as the insolency of inferiors may be broken upon them, before it come on too fast upon the majesty of kings.
On October 3 D'Ewes asserted that to allow ministers to put anyone whom they pleased from the sacrament would be an occasion of "Pride Tyranny and Insolency in the Clergy," and he also pointed to the "great passions" to which clergymen were subject.