HyperDic: insolence

English > 2 senses of the word insolence:
NOUNattributeinsolence, crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, cheekiness, freshnessthe trait of being rude and impertinent
actinsolencean offensive disrespectful impudent act
insolence > pronunciation
Soundsih'nsahlahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > insolence: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties.
Synonymscrust, gall, impertinence, impudence, cheekiness, freshness
Narrowerchutzpa, chutzpah, hutzpah(Yiddish) unbelievable gall
Broaderdiscourtesy, rudenessA manner that is rude and insulting
Spanishatrevimiento, descaro, desvergüenza, impertinencia, insolencia, procacidad
Catalanbarra, descaradura, impertinència, insolència
Adjectivesinsolentmarked by casual disrespect
insolentunrestrained by convention or propriety
English > insolence: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn offensive disrespectful impudent act.
Broaderdiscourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activityA lack of politeness
Spanishatrevimiento, descaro, insolencia, procacidad
Catalanatreviment, descarament, insolència, procacitat
Adjectivesinsolentmarked by casual disrespect

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