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The Odyssey

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Phaeacian Insolence

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In Book XIII, after Ulysses has been brought home by the Phaeacians, Neptune is offended that the Phaeacians have helped Ulysses, a mortal Neptune vowed to make suffer. Jove tells Neptune that

As regards mortals, however, if any of them is indulging in insolence and treating you disrespectfully, it will always rest with yourself to deal with him as you may think proper, so do just as you please.

Which of the following is NOT a synonym of insolence?

A

Impertinence

B

Arrogance

C

Obedience

D

Contempt

E

Rudeness