INSOLENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of insolent
Definition:
a. strange; unusual; haughty or brutal in behavior or language; grossly rude or disrespectful
Example:
Georgiana, who had a spoiled temper, a very acrid spite, a captious and insolent carriage, was universally indulged.
Sentence in Classic:
He had resumed his seat, the cigar still projecting at an insolent angle from the corner of his mouth.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
You shall often find that humility is not merely of no service to you, but is even hurtful, especially when used in dealing with insolent men, who, through envy or other like cause, have conceived hatred against you.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The memory of that unfortunate king and his companions, the amiable Falkland, the insolent Goring, his queen, and son, gave a peculiar interest to every part of the city which they might be supposed to have inhabited.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
They were impudent looking, Scarlett agreed, for they stared at her in an insolent manner, but she forgot them in the renewed shock of seeing blue uniforms.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
They are strong and hardy, but of a cowardly spirit, and, by consequence, insolent, abject, and cruel.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
If thou carriest the prize, I will add to it twenty nobles; but if thou losest it, thou shalt be stript of thy Lincoln green, and scourged out of the lists with bowstrings, for a wordy and insolent braggart.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
His coming into the country at all is a most insolent thing, indeed, and I wonder how he could presume to do it.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
To the Middletons, to the Palmers, the Steeles, to every common acquaintance even, I had been insolent and unjust; with a heart hardened against their merits, and a temper irritated by their very attention.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
What I was afraid of was that everyone present, from the insolent marker down to the lowest little stinking, pimply clerk in a greasy collar, would jeer at me and fail to understand when I began to protest and to address them in literary language.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context
The horse, standing high amid the city, pours forth armed men, and Sinon scatters fire, insolent in victory.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
His insolent bravery, his still more insolent success at a time when blows poured down like hail, had borne him to the top of that difficult ladder called Court Favor, which he had climbed four steps at a time.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context