Definition of Insults. Meaning of Insults. Synonyms of Insults

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Definition of Insults

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 Insults 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...
- can be combined with most types of insults, although suggestions of promiscuity are particularly common. Insults based on obesity, height, hairiness...
- 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...
- 2018. "Is the new left-wing insult "gammon" racist towards white men?". "Are You A Gammon? Decoding The Political Insult Of The Moment". Esquire. 14 May...
- The Insult (Arabic: قضية رقم ٢٣‎, romanized: Qadiyya raqm 23, lit. 'Case No. 23', French: L'insulte) is a 2017 Lebanese legal drama film directed by Ziad...
- insult). Likewise sepsis and trauma are examples of foreign insults, and encephalitis, multiple sclerosis, and brain tumors are examples of insults to...
- and Insulted (Russian: Униженные и оскорблённые, Unizhennye i oskorblyonnye) — also known in English as The Insulted and Humiliated, The Insulted and...
- of fascism in Europe in the 1920s. The widespread use of this term as an insult was noted as early as 1944, when British writer George Orwell commented...
- (Accessed: July 2, 2007) Copans L. "Israeli lawmaker wants to ban 68 insults in parliament". The Seattle Times. July 22, 2001. (Accessed: July 17, 2010)...
- 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...
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