insulting

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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.
    • Isaac Barrow
      grievous reproaches, and scornful insultings over him in his affliction
    • Rev. Thomas Smith
      Many were the outragings and insultings of the Indians upon the English while Sir Edmund Andros was Governor.

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