insult

[ verb in-suhlt; noun in-suhlt ]SEE DEFINITION OF insult

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSULT

He would not have cared half so much for any insult to himself.

They shall find out that they cannot insult me with impunity.

It won't be any safer to insult me now than it was yesterday.

Patience will be the fittest return I can make to such an insult.

I met only with insult for this—Bella has not a feeling heart.

The boys returned to their memories of insult, as they regarded the police force.

Oh, yes, you can come and insult me, and talk to me of love—Love!

It was an insult to the divine powers to assert that they had taken the part of a race horse.

It was the insult more than the pain; and from her—there was the sting of it.

It at once aroused all that was stern in his nature—to have such a coward offer him an insult.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INSULT

name calling

nouninsulting
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