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Definition of Insult


  1. The act of leaping on; onset; attack.
  2. Gross abuse offered to another, either by word or act; an act or speech of insolence or contempt; an affront; an indignity.
  3. To leap or trample upon; to make a sudden onset upon.
  4. To treat with abuse, insolence, indignity, or contempt, by word or action; to abuse; as, to call a man a coward or a liar, or to sneer at him, is to insult him.
  5. To leap or jump.
  6. To behave with insolence; to exult.
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Insult Translations

insult in Dutch is krenken, beledigen, affronteren
insult in French is insultez, injurier, insultons, insulte, offenser
insult in German is beleidigen, beleidigen, beschimpfe
insult in Italian is affronto, oltraggiare, oltraggiare
insult in Latin is insulto, vituperium
insult in Portuguese is insulto
insult in Spanish is injuria, insulto, amenguar, insultar, injuriar