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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Insolent


IN'SOLENT, adjective Proud and haughty, with contempt of others; overbearing; domineering in power; as an insolent master.

1. Proceeding from insolence; haughty and contemptuous; as insolent words or behavior.

2. Unaccustomed; the primary sense. [Not used.]