verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- an injury or trauma.
- an agent that inflicts this.
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Origin of insult
SYNONYMS FOR insult
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Example sentences from the Web for insult
The two sides taunted and insulted each other but with police separating them no violence broke out.
The common denominator in the most violent protests against Western actions has been when Islam had been insulted.Why the Muslim World Isn’t Flipping Out Over the CIA Torture Report|Dean Obeidallah|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Daryl, insulted, smashes it to bits and finds her moonshine instead.The Walking Dead’s Killer Diva Emily Kinney on Daryl and ‘Expired Love’|Melissa Leon|March 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During sentencing recently it was revealed his killer was insulted Clyburn did not pick up the tab after their drinking session.
Tamano-Shata said she was insulted by the apparently discriminatory guidelines.Why Is Israel’s Red Cross Rejecting Ethiopian Blood?|Sigal Samuel|December 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I trust I was not invited here either to be insulted or coerced.Roughing It|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The American is insulted if mention of dowry is made in his wedding arrangements.The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 4|Various
They walk amid desecrated affections, insulted virtue, and blasted hopes.My Bondage and My Freedom|Frederick Douglass
And the King of the Romans, my father, too, has been insulted!The Court Jester|Cornelia Baker
The soldiers mutinied, insulted their chiefs, and fell to carousing with the malefactors whom they set free.Legends of the Bastille|Frantz Funck-Brentano
British Dictionary definitions for insult
verb (ɪnˈsʌlt) (tr)
Derived forms of insultinsulter, noun
Word Origin for insult
Medical definitions for insult
Idioms and Phrases with insult
see add insult to injury.