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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

However much I have frequented the mystics, deep down I have always sided with the Devil; unable to equal him in power, I have tried to be worthy of him, at least, in insolence, acrimony, arbitrariness and caprice.
Emil Cioran

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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