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in-sŏlens , ntis, adj. 2. in-soleo.
I. In gen., i. q. insuetus, contrary to custom, unaccustomed to a thing; unusual, not in use (class.); constr. absol., or with gen.: “quid tu Athenas insolens?Ter. And. 5, 4, 4: “mutatos deos flebit et aspera aequora emirabitur insolens (= antea insuetus tam celeris immutationis),Hor. C. 1, 5, 8: “verbum, i. q. insuetum, insolitum,Cic. Or. 8, 25; Quint. 4, 1, 58; Gell. 11, 7, 1; cf. in sup.: insolentissimum nomen, Quint. prooem. § 14.—With gen.: “infamiae,Cic. Att. 2, 21, 3; id. de Or. 1, 48, 207: “belli,Caes. B. C. 2, 36: “bellorum,Tac. H. 1, 87: “audiendi,id. A. 15, 67: “vera accipiendi,Sall. H. 4, 48 Dietsch: “ruris colendi,Gell. 19, 12, 7: “malarum artium,Sall. C. 3, 4 al.
II. In partic.
A. Excessive, immoderate; haughty, arrogant, insolent: “insolenti alacritate gestire,Cic. Tusc. 5, 14, 42: “ostentatio,id. Par. 6, 1, 42: “victoria,id. Marc. 3, 9: “laetitia,Hor. C. 2, 3, 3: “exercitus,id. ib. 1, 6, 21: “nec erat ei verendum, ne vera de se praedicans, nimis videretur aut insolens, aut loquax,Cic. de Sen. 10, 31: “ne in re nota multus et insolens sim,id. de Or. 2, 87, 358: “non tam insolens sum, quam ineruditus,id. Dom. 34, 92: “nihil umquam neque insolens, neque gloriosum ex ore ejus exiit,Nep. Tim. 4: “Fortuna ludum insolentem ludere pertinax,Hor. C. 3, 29, 50.— Comp.: “secundis rebus insolentiores,Hirt. B. G. 8, 13.— Sup.: insolentissimi homines, Cael. ad Cic. Fam. 8, 12, 3.—
B. Extravagant, prodigal: “in aliena re,Cic. Rosc. Am. 8, 23: “in pecunia,id. de Or. 2, 84, 342.—
C. Unfrequented, lonely: “locus,Pall. 12, 4, 2.— Hence, adv.: insŏlenter .
1. Unusually, contrary to custom (class.): “evenire insolenter et raro,Cic. Inv. 1, 28, 43: “verbum fingere,Gell. 1, 21, 5.—Comp.: “insolentius hac figura uti,Gell. 10, 13, 4.—
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