insulting

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈsʌltɪŋ/
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Adjective[edit]

insulting (comparative more insulting, superlative most insulting)

  1. Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting.
    He received an insulting letter.

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Verb[edit]

insulting

  1. present participle of insult

Noun[edit]

insulting (plural insultings)

  1. The act of giving insult.
    • (Can we date this quote by Isaac Barrow and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      grievous reproaches, and scornful insultings over him in his affliction
    • (Can we date this quote by Rev. Thomas Smith and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Many were the outragings and insultings of the Indians upon the English while Sir Edmund Andros was Governor.

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