Disgraceful vs Insolent - What's the difference?

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Disgraceful is a related term of insolent.


As adjectives the difference between disgraceful and insolent

is that disgraceful is bringing or warranting disgrace; shameful while insolent is insulting in manner or words.

disgraceful

English

Alternative forms

* disgracefull (archaic)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Bringing or warranting disgrace; shameful.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against the residents of Asquith for permitting a sandy and generally disgraceful condition of the roads. So roundly did he vituperate the inn management in particular, and with such a loud flow of words, that I trembled lest he should be heard on the veranda.}}
  • Giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation.
  • insolent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Insulting in manner or words.
  • Rude.
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  • *:“I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers,!”
  • Cheeky.
  • Synonyms

    * insulting: arrogant, bold, cocky, impudent * rude: disrespectful, impertinent, insubordinate, offensive * See also * See also