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Definition of Insult

Insult
Insult In"sult, n. [L. insultus, fr. insilire to leap upon: cf. F. insulte. See Insult, v. t.] 1. The act of leaping on; onset; attack. [Obs.] --Dryden. 2. Gross abuse offered to another, either by word or act; an act or speech of insolence or contempt; an affront; an indignity. The ruthless sneer that insult adds to grief. --Savage. Syn: Affront; indignity; abuse; outrage; contumely. See Affront.
Insult
Insult In*sult", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Insulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Insulting.] [F. insulter, L. insultare, freq. fr. insilire to leap into or upon; pref. in- in, on + salire to leap. See Salient.] 1. To leap or trample upon; to make a sudden onset upon. [Obs.] --Shak. 2. To treat with abuse, insolence, indignity, or contempt, by word or action; to abuse; as, to call a man a coward or a liar, or to sneer at him, is to insult him.
Insult
Insult In*sult", v. i. 1. To leap or jump. Give me thy knife, I will insult on him. --Shak. Like the frogs in the apologue, insulting upon their wooden king. --Jer. Taylor. 2. To behave with insolence; to exult. [Archaic] The lion being dead, even hares insult. --Daniel. An unwillingness to insult over their helpless fatuity. --Landor.

Meaning of Insult from wikipedia

- insult is an expression or statement (or sometimes behavior) which is disrespectful or scornful. Insults may be intentional or accidental. An insult may...
- to insult the target by way of their mother. Used as an insult, "your mother ..." preys on widespread sentiments of filial piety, making the insult particularly...
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- Insult comedy is a comedy genre in which the act consists mainly of offensive insults directed at the performer's audience or other performers. Typical...
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- The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971 is an Act of the Parliament of India which prohibits the desecration of or insult to the country's...
- (i.e., the back of the hand faces the observer), the sign can mean: An insulting gesture in Australia, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa...
- An insult is an expression, statement, or behavior, which is disrespectful or scornful. Insult may also refer to: The Insult (novel) (1996 novel), a crime...
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- Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is a puppet character puppeteered and voiced by Robert Smigel, best known for mocking celebrities in an Eastern European accent...
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