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insolence

Syllabification: in·so·lence
Pronunciation: /ˈinsələns
 
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Definition of insolence in English:

noun

Rude and disrespectful behavior: she was sacked for insolence
More example sentences
  • Where do they get the authority and encouragement to practise their childish, schoolyard insolence and contempt of our leaders?
  • They helped us understand what we were up against: the proud man's contumely, the insolence of office.
  • Perhaps it was a case of German insolence, a deliberate offense to Roman dignity.

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