insolencia


insolencia
f.
1 insolence.
hacer/decir una insolencia to do/say something insolent
2 piece of insolence, crude remark, gross remark, impertinent remark.
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insolencia
nombre femenino
1 (atrevimiento) insolence
2 (palabra) cheeky remark; (acción) cheeky thing to do
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FRASEOLOGÍA
decir insolencias to be insolent, be cheeky
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SF insolence

lo que han hecho me parece una insolencia — I think what they did was really rude

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femenino
a) (cualidad) insolence
b) (dicho)

no pienso tolerar sus insolencias — I don't intend putting up with his insolence o his insolent behavior

contestarle así fue una insolencia — it was very rude of you to answer him like that

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= effrontery, effrontery, blatancy, blatancy, shamelessness, impudence, pertness.
Ex. This article discusses the use of the term 'chutzpah' by courts suffering various effronteries at the hands of attorneys and even witnesses who appear before them in both criminal and civil matters.
Ex. This article discusses the use of the term 'chutzpah' by courts suffering various effronteries at the hands of attorneys and even witnesses who appear before them in both criminal and civil matters.
Ex. There is no argument about this, because the blatancy and shamelessness of it are undeniable.
Ex. There is no argument about this, because the blatancy and shamelessness of it are undeniable.
Ex. There is no argument about this, because the blatancy and shamelessness of it are undeniable.
Ex. Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue.
Ex. We were forced to conclude that the girl, with all her pertness, was of a better sort than we had supposed.
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* con insolencia = impudently.
* con toda insolencia = shamelessly.
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femenino
a) (cualidad) insolence
b) (dicho)

no pienso tolerar sus insolencias — I don't intend putting up with his insolence o his insolent behavior

contestarle así fue una insolencia — it was very rude of you to answer him like that

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= effrontery, effrontery, blatancy, blatancy, shamelessness, impudence, pertness.

Ex: This article discusses the use of the term 'chutzpah' by courts suffering various effronteries at the hands of attorneys and even witnesses who appear before them in both criminal and civil matters.

Ex: This article discusses the use of the term 'chutzpah' by courts suffering various effronteries at the hands of attorneys and even witnesses who appear before them in both criminal and civil matters.
Ex: There is no argument about this, because the blatancy and shamelessness of it are undeniable.
Ex: There is no argument about this, because the blatancy and shamelessness of it are undeniable.
Ex: There is no argument about this, because the blatancy and shamelessness of it are undeniable.
Ex: Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue.
Ex: We were forced to conclude that the girl, with all her pertness, was of a better sort than we had supposed.
* con insolencia = impudently.
* con toda insolencia = shamelessly.

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insolencia
feminine
1 (cualidad) insolence
2
(dicho): no pienso tolerar sus insolencias I don't intend to put up with his insolence o his insolent behavior
contestarle así fue una insolencia it was very rude of you to answer him like that
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insolencia sustantivo femenino
a) (cualidad) insolence

b) (dicho):

no pienso tolerar sus insolencias I don't intend putting up with his insolence o his insolent behavior;

contestarle así fue una insolencia it was very rude of you to answer him like that
insolencia sustantivo femenino insolence
'insolencia' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
atrevimiento
- frescura
English:
impertinence
- impudence
- insolence
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insolencia nf
1. [falta de respeto] insolence;
respondió con insolencia she replied insolently
2. [dicho] insolent remark;
ya estoy harto de sus insolencias [actos] I'm fed up of her insolent behaviour;
ha hecho otra insolencia he's been insolent again;
decir una insolencia to make an insolent remark
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insolencia
f insolence
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insolencia nf
impertinencia: insolence

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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