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From in- (un-) +‎ soleō (I am used to).



īnsolēns (genitive īnsolentis); third declension

  1. unusual
  2. arrogant, haughty, insolent


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative īnsolēns īnsolentēs īnsolentia
genitive īnsolentis īnsolentium
dative īnsolentī īnsolentibus
accusative īnsolentem īnsolēns īnsolentēs īnsolentia
ablative īnsolentī īnsolentibus
vocative īnsolēns īnsolentēs īnsolentia


  • insolens in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • insolens in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • insolens” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be puffed up with pride: insolentia, superbia inflatum esse
  • insolens in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016