insolent


insolent
I adjective abusive, arrogant, assuming, audacious, bellicose, bold, brazen, bumptious, contemptuous, contumacious, contumax, contumelious, defiant, derisive, discourteous, disdainful, disobedient, disobliging, disregardful, disrespectful, flippant, fresh, froward, haughty, hectoring, imperious, impertinent, impolite, impudens, impudent, insolens, insulting, intolerant, magisterial, malapert, nervy, offensive, opprobrious, outrageous, overbearing, pert, presumptuous, procacious, rude, sarcastic, saucy, shameless, supercilious, swaggering, toplofty, unabashed, unmannerly associated concepts: contempt II index brazen, calumnious, contemptuous, contumacious, disdainful, disorderly, lawless, obtrusive, offensive (offending), orgulous, outrageous, presumptuous, proud (conceited), supercilious

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  • insolent — insolent, ente [ ɛ̃sɔlɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. • 1495; lat. insolens « qui n a pas l habitude de » 1 ♦ Cour. Dont le manque de respect est offensant. ⇒ effronté , grossier, impertinent, impoli, impudent. Un enfant insolent avec ses parents. L argent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • insolent — insolent, ente (in so lan, lan t ) adj. 1°   Qui perd le respect, en parlant des personnes. •   Tout homme insolent est en abomination au Seigneur, SACI Bible, Prov. de Salomon, XVI, 5. •   Voilà les petites peccadilles dont il [un mari] l accuse …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Insolent — In so*lent, a. [F. insolent, L. insolens, entis, pref. in not + solens accustomed, p. pr. of solere to be accustomed.] [1913 Webster] 1. Deviating from that which is customary; novel; strange; unusual. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If one chance to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insolent — INSOLÉNT, Ă, insolenţi, te, adj. (Adesea adverbial) Obraznic, impertinent; neruşinat; necuviincios. – Din fr. insolent, lat. insolens, ntis. Trimis de valeriu, 20.11.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  Insolent ≠ politicos Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • insolent — INSOLENT, [insol]ente. adj. Trop hardy, effronté, qui perd le respect, qui blesse la modestie. Extremement insolent. insolent au dernier point. il est si insolent que de s asseoir, de se couvrir devant son maistre. voyez comment il respond à ses… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • insolent — Adj unverschämt per. Wortschatz fremd. Erkennbar fremd (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. īnsolēns ( entis), eigentlich: ungewöhnlich , zu l. solēre pflegen, gewohnt sein und l. in . Abstraktum: Insolenz.    Ebenso nndl. insolent, ne. insolent …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Insolent — (v. lat.), 1) ungewöhnlich; 2) ungebührlich, übermüthig; daher Insolenz, Ungebührlichkeit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Insolént — (lat., franz.), ungebührlich, unverschämt, frech; Insolénz, Frechheit, Unverschämtheit …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Insolént — (lat.), ungebührlich, anmaßend, frech; Insolénz, Unverschämtheit, Frechheit …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Insolent — Insolent, lat. deutsch, ungebührlich, übermüthig; Insolenz, ungebührliches, übermüthiges Benehmen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon


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