[ US /ˈɪnˌsəɫt, ˌɪnˈsəɫt/ ]
  1. treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone
    He insulted her with his rude remarks
  1. a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    they yelled insults at the visiting team
  2. a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    turning his back on me was a deliberate insult
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How To Use insult In A Sentence

  • They drew swords, and fought fiercely, cussing and insulting each other as swiftly as they threw blows.
  • Ignorance of Sarah Palin offends anyone who is educated, it's an insult to the intellectual world, american intelligence. Palin plans 'aggressive' fundraising push
  • Many of us are highly educated and your presumptions are most insulting.
  • Individuals should not be allowed to run amok insulting and using abusive language against one another.
  • King was eight years old when he was slapped by a white woman in a downtown Atlanta department store and insulted with a racial slur.
  • You cannot on one hand tell foks how good gayness is then in the same breath use gayness as an insult andhave any crediblity. Think Progress » Religious Right Seeks Unprecedented Constitutional Convention To Ban Gay Marriage Without Congress
  • We have become a nation of children, happy to surrender our judgments and our wills to political exhortations and commercial blandishments that would insult actual adults.
  • The latest crisis in West Indies cricket and the unceremonious sacking of the best WI talent is the ultimate insult to West Indians.
  • Sunshine can burn you, food can poison you, words can condemn you, pictures can insult you; music cannot punish ---- only bless. (Arthur Schnabel , Austrian pianist.
  • The flag waving was decorous, the cheering polite and the umpire was never once insulted.
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