insulting

[ in-suhl-ting ]
/ ɪnˈsʌl tɪŋ /

adjective

giving or causing insult; characterized by affronting rudeness, insolence, etc.

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Origin of insulting

First recorded in 1585–95; insult + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM insulting

in·sult·ing·ly, adverbun·in·sult·ing, adjective
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