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Synonyms for insolent
ˈɪn sə ləntin·so·lent

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. insolentadjective

    Synonyms:
    cocky, offensive, bold, insubordinate, impudent, arrogant, disrespectful, impertinent

  2. insolentadjective

    insulting in manner or words

    Synonyms:
    offensive, impertinent, insubordinate, arrogant, cocky, disrespectful, bold, impudent

  3. insolentadjective

    rude

    Synonyms:
    impudent, arrogant, impertinent, offensive, cocky, insubordinate, disrespectful, bold

  4. insolentadjective

    cheeky

    Synonyms:
    offensive, impertinent, bold, cocky, arrogant, impudent, insubordinate, disrespectful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. insolent

    Synonyms:
    haughty, overbear, ing, contemptuous, abusive, saucy, impertinent, opprobrious, offensive, pert, outrageous, scurrilous, rude

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flipadjective

    marked by casual disrespect

    "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"

    Synonyms:
    impertinent, wise, smart, fresh, bodacious, barefaced, snotty-nosed, brazen-faced, flip, bald-faced, saucy, brassy, sassy, audacious, overbold, impudent, brazen

    Antonyms:
    ashamed(p), respectful

  2. audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolentadjective

    unrestrained by convention or propriety

    "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell

    Synonyms:
    brazen, brazen-faced, flip, meretricious, audacious, gimcrack, loud, brassy, flashy, intrepid, fearless, hardy, bodacious, venturous, daring, cheap, trashy, venturesome, brave, gaudy, garish, tatty, unfearing, bald, snotty-nosed, tawdry, brasslike, impudent, barefaced, bald-faced, dauntless, flash, tacky

    Antonyms:
    respectful, ashamed(p)

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. insolentadjective

    Synonyms:
    impertinent, impudent, saucy, pert, malapert, flippant, rude, abusive, overbearing, domineering, contemptuous, without humility or self-respect

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. insolentadjective

    Synonyms:
    impudent, contumelious, overbearing, disrespectful contemptuous

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How to use insolent in a sentence?

  1. Sergey Lavrov:

    Kyiv is becoming increasingly insolent in its aggressiveness towards the Minsk agreements, the Russian Federation, and in its attempts to provoke the West to support its military ambitions.

  2. M Aurelius:

    Consider, and you will find that almost all the transactions of the time of Vespasian differed little from those of the present day. You there find marrying and giving in marriage, educating children, sickness, death, war, joyous holidays, traffic, agriculture, flatterers, insolent pride, suspicions, laying of plots, longing for the death of others, newsmongers, lovers, misers, men canvassing for consulship?yet all these passed away, and are nowhere.


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