Hollande's idea was regarded as insolent when he first pitched it.
Imperious despot, insolent in strife, Lover of ruin, enemy of life!
What is resented most about Berlusconi is his pleb brashness, his insolent lack of repentance.
late 14c., "contemptuous, arrogant, haughty," from Latin insolentem (nominative insolens) "arrogant, immoderate," literally "unusual," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + solentem, present participle of solere "be accustomed," which possibly is related to sodalis "close companion," and to suescere "become used to." Meaning "contemptuous of rightful authority" is from 1670s. Related: Insolently.