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insolence

[in-suh-luh ns] /ˈɪn sə ləns/
noun
1.
contemptuously rude or impertinent behavior or speech.
2.
the quality or condition of being insolent.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin insolentia. See insolent, -ence
Related forms
overinsolence, noun
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Word Origin and History for over-insolence
insolence
late 14c., from L. insolentia, from insolentem (see insolent).
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