insolence definition

  • noun:
    • The quality or condition to be insolent.
    • a case of insolent behavior, therapy, or address.
    • Arrogant conduct; insulting, bold behavior or mindset.
    • the caliber of becoming strange or unique.
    • The quality of being insolent; pride or haughtiness manifested in contemptuous and overbearing treatment of other people; conceited contempt; brutal impudence.
    • Insolent conduct or treatment; insult.
    • The quality of being rare; unusualness.
    • Overbearing or defiant behavior; scornful or presumptuous treatment of other people; insulting speech or conduct.
    • An insolent work; an instance of insolent therapy; an insult.
    • Synonyms Pride, Presumption, etc. (see arrogance); rudeness, abusive language or conduct, sneering.
    • an offensive disrespectful impudent act
    • the characteristic to be rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
  • verb:
    • To insult.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To insult.
  • others:
    • to take care of with haughty contempt.

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