insolence


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the trait of being rude and impertinent

an offensive disrespectful impudent act

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I know all about her husband, and have been partner with him in affliction, but I am afraid of passing through this crowd of cruel suitors, for their pride and insolence reach heaven.
He also exposes the grave insolence of his tyrant regime to the basic rights and lives of women and poor Filipinos.
The penalty for her insolence was being slapped by Chibu, if the Tanzanian paper is to be believed.
The minister, in a statement issued here Sunday, wondered as to how a person who was responsible for inculcating negative behaviours like impertinence, depravity and insolence in the society could have the audacity to talk about morals?
It's impossible to endlessly tolerate this kind of insolence toward our country.
Structured by way of five main empirical chapters, which variously focus on insolence, deference, etiquette, rudeness and violence, and draw on legal records, newspapers and advice handbooks, Shutt argues that 'debates over etiquette reflected society-wide conflicts and confusions over race and status' (pp.
The Commission emphasized that the perpetrators of these bombings reached their insolence of the bombing and murder near the Mosque of the Messenger of Allah, peace be upon him, by destroying cities, and killing worshipers in the land of Islam and Muslims.
Yet the book contains much: rich inner monologue, political allusions to 1978 Brazil, and a mesmerizing pull between dominance and insolence in lovers' quarrels.
Employee misconduct comes in various forms such as dishonesty, conflict of interest, competing with the employer, breaching trust, disobedience (insubordination), incompetence and insolence.
The valuable insights that come from weather data, such as temperature, wind speed and solar insolence, coupled with a home's energy usage insights, will make energy management devices more intelligent and efficient than ever before.
Murray's charms, even in his most blockbuster-y heyday, always came from his lackadaisical insolence (see: Ernie McCracken, Kingpin) the projected air of a man who seemed like he couldn't be bothered to do anything he didn't want to do.
At the opening of the 133rd session of the IPU, which kicked off last Sunday, Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) President and Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim renewed a call for ousting Israel from IPU in reaction to its continuing insolence and brutality against the Palestinians.
Palestinian member of the Israeli parliament (Knesset), MK Taleb Abu Arar said that Israel's second demolition of these homes shows insolence and insistence onapartheid.
MANAMA: American diplomatic insolence was condemned last night.