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insolent

  
  
If you say that someone is being insolent, you mean they are being rude to someone they ought to be respectful to.      adj  
...her insolent stare...     
  insolence      n-uncount  
Pupils could be excluded from school for insolence.     
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insolent

  
  
abusive, bold, brazen-faced, contemptuous, fresh     (informal)   impertinent, impudent, insubordinate, insulting, pert, rude, saucy, uncivil  
  
Antonyms     
   civil, courteous, deferential, mannerly, polite, respectful, submissive  

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