Related formsin·sult·ing·ly, adverbun·in·sult·ing, adjective
Definition for insulting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- an injury or trauma.
- an agent that inflicts this.
Origin of insult
SYNONYMS FOR insult
Examples from the Web for insulting
But Goff called it “insulting” to suggest that he might be running a super PAC for personal gain.
When Christians and Hindus are accused of insulting Islam in Pakistan, the punishment is harsh.Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy|Shaheen Pasha|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is not merely morally absurd to suggest that facts do not matter; as a person of color, it is insulting and degrading.Dear White People: Well-Meaning Paternalism Is Still Racist|Chloé Valdary|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Barbie is an unrealistic, unhealthy, insulting representation of female appearance.
But for advocates with autism, the language of “crisis,” “emergency,” and “cure” in regards to autism is too insulting.
You know that he will be extremely unpleasant and insulting if you go to him with explanations and apologies.Prudence of the Parsonage|Ethel Hueston
I don't know how long he would have continued in this insulting vein, but he was interrupted by the concealed telephone.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
Bob walked up to Bill and hissed: "What do you mean, you hound, by insulting my wife in this way!"Yellowstone Nights|Herbert Quick
He seemed entirely oblivious of Wentworth's insulting words towards himself.Prisoners|Mary Cholmondeley
Vivian's friends were silent, for they hesitated to accept for their leader the insulting title.Vivian Grey|Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for insulting
verb (ɪnˈsʌlt) (tr)
Derived Formsinsulter, noun
Word Origin for insult
Medicine definitions for insulting
Idioms and Phrases with insulting
see add insult to injury.