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Definition of Insolence

Insolence

  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.
  3. Insolent conduct or treatment; insult.
  4. To insult.

Insolence Quotations

Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.
Rumi

Wit is educated insolence.
Aristotle

Insolence is not logic; epithets are the arguments of malice.
Robert Green Ingersoll

Flattery in courtship is the highest insolence, for whilst it pretends to bestow on you more than you deserve, it is watching an opportunity to take from you what you really have.
Sarah Fielding

We appreciate frankness from those who like us. Frankness from others is called insolence.
Andre Maurois
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Insolence Translations

insolence in French is impertinence
insolence in German is Frechheit
insolence in Italian is impertinenza
insolence in Spanish is rabotada, insolencia

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