Adjective "Insult" Definition and Examples




    verb (used with object)

    1. to treat or speak to insolently or with contemptuous rudeness; affront.

    2. to affect as an affront; offend or demean.

    3. Archaic. to attack; assault.

    verb (used without object)

    4. Archaic. to behave with insolent triumph; exult contemptuously (usually followed by on, upon, or over).


    5. an insolent or contemptuously rude action or remark; affront.

    6. something having the effect of an affront: That book is an insult to one's intelligence.

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