insolent

[in-suh-luhnt]
adjective
1.
boldly rude or disrespectful; contemptuously impertinent; insulting: an insolent reply.
noun
2.
an insolent person.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin insolent- (stem of insolēns) departing from custom, equivalent to in- in-3 + sol- (stem of solēre to be accustomed) + -ent- -ent

insolently, adverb
overinsolent, adjective
overinsolently, adverb


1. brazen; contemptuous. See impertinent.
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insolent (ˈɪnsələnt)
 
adj
offensive, impudent, or disrespectful
 
[C14: from Latin insolens, from in-1 + solēre to be accustomed]
 
'insolence
 
n
 
'insolently
 
adv

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insolent
late 14c., "proud, disdainful, haughty, arrogant," from L. insolentem (nom. insolens) "arrogant, immoderate," lit. "unusual," from in- "not" + solentem, prp. 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.
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