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1. insolence

noun. ['ˈɪnsələns'] the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties.

Synonyms

  • cheekiness
  • rudeness
  • impudence
  • impertinence
  • discourtesy
  • freshness
  • gall
  • chutzpah
  • chutzpa
  • hutzpah

Antonyms

  • oldness
  • ill health
  • unoriginality
  • soothe

Etymology

  • insolentia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Insolence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Example sentences of the word insolence


1. Noun, singular or mass
Document and keep track of each instance of employee insolence and your corresponding reaction to the problem.

Quotes containing the word insolence


1. Wit is educated insolence.
- Aristotle

2. Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. Success is one day's insolence.
- Elias Canetti

2. insolence

noun. ['ˈɪnsələns'] an offensive disrespectful impudent act.

Synonyms

  • offense
  • discourtesy
  • offensive activity

Antonyms

  • graciousness
  • politeness
  • stale
  • staleness

Etymology

  • insolentia (Latin)
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