Definitions of insolence

  1. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an offensive disrespectful impudent act Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The quality of being unusual or novel. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Insolent conduct or treatment; insult. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Contemptuous or haughty language or manner; offensive impertinence; insulting behavior; impudence. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Pride or haughtiness manifested in contemptuous and overbearing treatment. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for insolence

  1. They crowded round Columbus, kneeling before him to kiss his hands and feet praying forgiveness for their insolence and mutiny, and promising in the future to obey him without question. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  2. I've had about enough of your insolence – Ghost Beyond the Gate by Mildred A. Wirt