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Latin insultatio, from insulto: compare Old French insultation.


insultation (plural insultations)

  1. (obsolete) The act of insulting; abusive or insolent treatment; insult.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Feltham to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) exultation
    • George D'Oyly, Richard Mant, The Holy Bible According to the Authorized Version: Volume 2
      Their triumphant insultation over Babel.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for insultation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)