Insolence

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Undue assumption of superiority.
<- N
PARAG:Insolence->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ insolence
insolence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ haughtiness
haughtiness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ arrogance
arrogance
airs
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ overbearance
overbearance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ domineering
domineering
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tyranny
tyranny
&c. 739
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ impertinence
impertinence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ sauciness
sauciness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ flippancy
flippancy
dicacity|
petulance
procacity
bluster
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ swagger
swagger
swaggering
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ bounce
bounce
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ terrorism
terrorism
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ assumption
assumption
presumption
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ beggar on horseback
beggar on horseback
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ usurpation
usurpation
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ impudence
impudence
assurance
audacity
hardihood
front
face
brass
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ shamelessness
shamelessness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ effrontery
effrontery
hardened front
face of brass
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ assumption of infallibility
assumption of infallibility
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ saucebox
saucebox
&c.(blusterer) 887
PARAG:Insolence->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be insolent
be insolent
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bluster
bluster
vapor
swagger
swell
give oneself airs
snap one's fingers
kick up a dust
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ swear
swear
&c.(affirm) 535
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ rap out oaths
rap out oaths
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ roister
roister
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ arrogate
arrogate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ assume
assume
presume
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make bold
make bold
make free
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take a liberty
take a liberty
give an inch and take an ell
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ domineer
domineer
bully
dictate
hector
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ lord it over
lord it over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ traiter de haut en bas
traiter de haut en bas
regarder de haut en bas
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ exact
exact
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ snub
snub
huff
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ beard
beard
fly in the face of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ put to the blush
put to the blush
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ bear down
bear down
beat down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ browbeat
browbeat
intimidate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ trample down
trample down
tread down
trample under foot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ dragoon
dragoon
ride roughshod over
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ out face
out face
outlook
outstare
outbrazen
outbrave
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ stare out of countenance
stare out of countenance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ brazen out
brazen out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ lay down the law
lay down the law
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ teach one's grandmother to suck eggs
teach one's grandmother to suck eggs
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ assume a lofty bearing
assume a lofty bearing
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ talk big
talk big
look big
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ put on big looks
put on big looks
act the grand seigneur
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ mount the high horse
mount the high horse
ride the high horse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ toss the head
toss the head
carry
with a high hand
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ tempt Providence
tempt Providence
want snuffing
PARAG:Insolence->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ insolent
insolent
haughty
arrogant
imperious
magisterial
dictatorial
arbitrary
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ high-handed
high-handed
high and mighty
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ contumelious
contumelious
supercilious
overbearing
intolerant
domineering
overweening
high-flown
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ flippant
flippant
pert
fresh
=>(U.S.)
cavalier
saucy
forward
impertinent
malapert
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ precocious
precocious
assuming
would-be
bumptious
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ bluff
bluff
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ brazen
brazen
shameless
aweless
unblushlng
unabashed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ boldfaced-
boldfaced-
barefaced-
brazen-faced
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ dead to shame
dead to shame
lost to shame
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ impudent
impudent
audacious
presumptuous
free and easy
devil-may-care
rollicking
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ jaunty
jaunty
janty
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ roistering
roistering
blustering
hectoring
swaggering
vaporing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ thrasonic
thrasonic
fire eating
=>full of sound and fury
full of sound and fury
=>(Macbeth)
PARAG:Insolence->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with a high hand
with a high hand
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ ex cathedra
ex cathedra

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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