Antonyms of adj insolent

2 senses of insolent

Sense 1
impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip -- (marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA disrespectful) -> respectful -- (full of or exhibiting respect; "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance")

Sense 2
audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent -- (unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell)

INDIRECT (VIA unashamed) -> ashamed -- (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat")

Similarity of adj insolent

2 senses of insolent

Sense 1
impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip -- (marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior")
       => disrespectful (vs. respectful) -- (exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher")

Sense 2
audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent -- (unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell)
       => unashamed (vs. ashamed) -- (used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame)

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