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Definition of 'insult'

Noun

  1. a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"
       Synonyms: abuse revilement contumely vilification
  2. a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
       Synonyms: affront

Verb

  1. treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
       Synonyms: diss affront


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