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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An offensive disrespectful impudent act; The trait of being rude and impertinent.

Usage examples (34)
  • The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power.
  • Tostig is furious at what he terms the insolence of the Northumbrians, and
  • Whether or not you're going to 'suffer' what you call my insolence, I don't know, and I don't much care.
  • The populace resented what they called the insolence and the treachery of France and the French ambassador was pelted at Canterbury as he drove to the seacoast on his... for more
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