Insult

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Definition

an insult: a rude expression intended to offend someone
noun

to insult: to offend, to abuse, to call names
verb

Examples

  • "If someone insults you, don't take it personally."
  • "I was very rude and insulting to you, and in particular, I am sorry for calling you a C*%!"
  • "And don't insult the differently-sized."
  • "I don't believe Luna would ever insult anyone."
  • "Hannah : I have never been so insulted in my entire life."
  • "Are you trying to insult me?"
  • "You seem to have insulted a number of the staff, and one of Philip's clients left the canteen crying!"
  • "A rare Siberian tiger named 'Shoshana' escaped from her pen at the San Francisco zoo yesterday night and attacked a crowd of seven teenagers who had been insulting her, seriously injuring all seven of them. An eighth person, a six year old boy named Timothy Aldridge, was licked by the tiger, and later said the tiger's tongue felt 'like sandpaper' and that her breath smelled like 'muffins'."
  • "Their young German star, Hans Kuper, was suspended by the club for insulting the kangaroo mascot of a rival team. Kuper was angry because the kangaroo apparently mocked him."
  • "Definition: a written or spoken expression of one's regret, remorse, or sorrow for having insulted, failed, injured, or wronged another."

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