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noun 
  1. An action or form of speech deliberately intended to be rude.
  2. Anything that causes offence/offense by being of an unacceptable quality.
The way the orchestra performed tonight was an insult to my ears.
Translations: 
  • German: Beleidigung
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) to be checked
verb 
  1. (transitive) To offend someone by being rude, insensitive or insolent
  2. (transitive) To demean or affront
Translations: 
  • French: insulter
  • German: beleidigen
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: offendere, insultare
  • Spanish: insultar
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: insultare, to jump at, from salireLatin, salire, to jump


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