Insolence

Definition of Insolence

In´so`lence
n.1.
1.The quality of being unusual or novel.
2.The quality of being insolent; pride or haughtiness manifested in contemptuous and overbearing treatment of others; arrogant contempt; brutal impudence.
Flown with insolence and wine.
- Milton.
3.Insolent conduct or treatment; insult.
Loaded with fetters and insolences from the soldiers.
- Fuller.
v. t.1.To insult.

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arrogance, assumption, bold front, brash bearing, brashness, brass, brassiness, bravado, brazen boldness, brazenness, bumptiousness, callousness, cheek, cheekiness, chutzpah, cockiness, contempt, contemptuousness, daring, daringness, defial, defiance, defying, derision, despite, discourtesy, disdain, disesteem, dishonor, disparagement, disregard, disrespect, disrespectfulness, gall, hardihood, hardness, hardness of heart, heart of stone, heroics, hubris, impenitence, impenitentness, improvidence, imprudence, impudence, indiscretion, induration, injudiciousness, irrepentance, irreverence, lack of respect, nonrepentance, obduracy, overboldness, overcarelessness, overconfidence, oversureness, overweening, overweeningness, pertness, presumptuousness, rashness, ridicule, rudeness, seared conscience, temerariousness, temerity, unabjectness, unchariness, uncontriteness, unwariness
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