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Definition of 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.

Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. Success is one day's insolence.
Elias Canetti

Wit is educated insolence.

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

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