Sentence Examples


  • Their crude productions, for the most part, were conspicuous rather for insolence and abusiveness than for logic or learning.
  • Personally unpopular, and the rapacity and insolence of her family was well known.
  • He achieved little success, but made himself detested by his insolence and profligacy, and was in turn replaced by Chares.
  • In spite of the incapacity which he displayed in this war, John was sent a little later 'to govern Ireland (1185); but he returned in a few months covered with disgrace, having alienated the loyal chiefs by his childish insolence and entirely failed to defend the settlers from the hostile septs.
  • On the outbreak of the war of the Spanish Succession in 1700 the duke was again on the French side, but the insolence of Louis and of Philip V.