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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.
Away, therefore, with your insolence, for I know well when to go fast, and when to go slow.
It was sheer Insolence in you, I tell you,' said Mr Boffin, 'even to think of this young lady.
Were you not old, I would beat you for your insolence," said Nada, striving to look brave and all the while searching a way to escape.
A truce to thine insolence, fellow,'' said the armed rider, breaking in on his prattle with a high and stern voice, ``and tell us, if thou canst, the road to How call'd you your Franklin, Prior Aymer?
Greatly surprised, I asked him what he wanted (for at the moment Thedora had gone out shopping); whereupon he began to question me as to my mode of life and occupation, and then, without waiting for an answer, informed me that he was uncle to the officer of whom you have spoken; that he was very angry with his nephew for the way in which the latter had behaved, especially with regard to his slandering of me right and left; and that he, the uncle, was ready to protect me from the young spendthrift's insolence.
She used the clients whom she did not know with frigid insolence, and when she was talking to a friend was perfectly indifferent to the calls of the hurried.