An insult (also called putdown) is an expression, statement (or sometimes behavior) which is considered degrading and offensive. Insults may be intentional or accidental. ...
The Insult is a novel by Rupert Thomson. The novel describes the life of Martin Blom, who is shot while walking to his car and consequently goes blind. While being treated in a clinic, he seemingly regains his vision, but only at night. ...
An action or form of speech deliberately intended to be rude; Anything that causes offence/offense by being of an unacceptable quality; To behave in an obnoxious and superior manner (over, against). [16th-19th c. ...
(insulting) Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting
A sudden, open, unconcealed attack upon a fortified position with the intent of capturing it before its defenders could mount an effective defense.
N (act of causing anger, resent; disrespect somebody's sense) ofendoF, (crude words to express bad mood or cause anger) insultoF
An attack on a person's dignity, stature, or dominance. A demonstration of disrespect. Insult often provokes anger.
In medicine, an injury or trauma to the brain or other part of the body.
Used in a generic fashion, it describes injury processes that affect the brain. We use it to refer to anything that has a negative impact on the brain, such as a traumatic blow or force, a loss or decrease of oxygen, a loss or decrease of blood flow, a toxin, a toxic drug, and so forth.
(Slang) The bonus for making a doubled or redoubled contract is sometimes referred to as the "insult" or as being "for the insult".