insolence insolence  /ˈɪn sə ləns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
  2. (n) an offensive disrespectful impudent act

Usage(s):

  1. Pinter's quietly murderous insolence was the theatrical equivalent to Nikita Khrushchev's shoe-banging at the United Nations.
  2. Her face has the recognizable intelligence and insolence, but the rest of her seems somehow bronzed and sanded an unfortunate impression for a comeback performance.
  3. Pinter's quietly murderous insolence was the theatrical equivalent to Nikita Khrushchev's shoe-banging at the United Nations.

News

  • Uninhibited inclinations and salacious dresses

    Posted in Fashion / Fashion blog / Fashion photo shoots / Fashion pictures Herein lies a photographic shoot that simultaneously meets the requirements of raw sexuality and refined photography. Photographer Bernard Gueit creates a powerfully seductive shoot with a fusion of colour, clothing and insolence. This retro style of editing brings the shoot together in a comprehensive and flavour filled ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. "We challenge him on the continuing corrupt company that we see plotting around and controlling affairs from Aso Rock (presidential villa)," said Soyinka, who slammed "the insolence with which the legislators have treated this nation".
    on Jan 12, 2010 By: Wole Soyinka Source: AFP

  2. "Your insolence is doing more damage to the Ecuadorean people than your murderous bombs," Correa responded, bellowing into his microphone. "Stop trying to justify the unjustifiable!"
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Rafael Correa Source: FOXNews

  3. They were upstanding, law-and-order citizens, radicalized by what Shakespeare called "the insolence of office," preaching and occasionally practicing civil disobedience.
    on Mar 6, 2010 By: William Shakespeare Source: National Post

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