insulted

[ verb in-suhlt; noun in-suhlt ]SEE DEFINITION OF insulted
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Somebody might have gone out and insulted Andy to his face for the first time.

And now he considered that mighty self of his insulted as well as wronged.

Jim moved a little way along the locker, and you could see he was insulted.

I tell you they have insulted me; they have refused to move; they should be punished.

However, we have told her to moderate her zeal for our insulted authority.

The manner in which he had been insulted by that creature Silviane was so monstrous!

You see—Lady Coryston has not only snubbed me—she has insulted father.

But yesterday Punica insulted them, and now we fear they will help us no more.

She had insulted him, struck him, humiliated and shamed him.

One day I was insulted in the Tuileries, because I had alighted from my horse to walk there without wearing the national ribbon.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600 in the sense of "attack;" 1670s as "an act of insulting," from Middle French insult (14c.) or directly from Late Latin insultus, from insilire (see insult (v.)). To add insult to injury translates Latin injuriae contumeliam addere.

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