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Definition of Insulting

Insulting

  1. of Insult
  2. Containing, or characterized by, insult or abuse; tending to insult or affront; as, insulting language, treatment, etc.

Insulting Quotations

'Honesty' in social life is often used as a cover for rudeness. But there is quite a difference between being candid in what you're talking about, and people voicing their insulting opinions under the name of honesty.
Judith Martin

No word is absolutely wrong or dirty or insulting. It all depends upon context and intention.
Janet Jackson

Somebody says, 'Do a Tom Bodett, a folksy kind of thing,' and it sounds like something out of 'Hee Haw,' very insulting. They turn wry humor into disparaging sarcasm, and you get what amounts to insulting advertising.
Tom Bodett

To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white.
e. e. cummings

Obama has been perhaps the most partisan President since Truman. He hasn't learned to be civil - note his insulting speech to Paul Ryan, who did us the courtesy of scoring a budget. The president has to talk to Republicans when it comes to the debt ceiling. He has reached the debt ceiling before anyone expected.
Grover Norquist
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Insulting Translations

insulting in French is agonissant, insultant
insulting in German is beschimpfend
insulting in Spanish is insultante