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Insult meaning

insult - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. treat, mention, or speak to rudely; " He insulted her with his rude remarks"; " the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
  2. 2. The act of leaping on; onset; attack.
  3. 3. Gross abuse offered to another, either by word or act; an act or speech of insolence or contempt; an affront; an indignity.
  4. 4. To leap or trample upon; to make a sudden onset upon.
  5. 5. To treat with abuse, insolence, indignity, or contempt, by word or action; to abuse; as, to call a man a coward or a liar, or to sneer at him, is to insult him.
  6. 6. To leap or jump.
  7. 7. To behave with insolence; to exult.
  8. 8. An indignity; affront.
  9. 9. To treat with indignity; affront.

insult - examples of usage

  1. The man's whole manner was an insult. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. They did not view it in that light; they resented it bitterly, as an insult in the hour of their misfortune from the man who had shown their enemies where to strike. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
  3. Your presence is an insult to us, but I'll soon settle you. - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
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