Online Google Dictionary

insulting 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
Font size:

Disrespectful or scornfully abusive,
  1. Disrespectful or scornfully abusive
    • - insulting remarks
    • - their language is insulting to women

  1. contemptuous: expressing extreme contempt
  2. (insultingly) in a disrespectful and insulting manner; "he behaves insultingly toward his parents"
  3. (insult) abuse: a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"
  4. (insult) diss: treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
  5. (insult) a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
  6. An insult (also called putdown) is an expression, statement (or sometimes behavior) which is considered degrading and offensive. Insults may be intentional or accidental. ...
  7. (The Insult) 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. ...
  8. Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting
  9. (insult) 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. ...
  10. (insultingly) rudely; purposely offensive
  11. (Insult) In rubber games the bonus for making a doubled or redoubled contract is sometimes referred to as the "insult" or as being "for the insult".
  12. (INSULT) 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.
  13. (INSULT) In medicine, an injury or trauma to the brain or other part of the body.
  14. (Insult) A sudden, open, unconcealed attack upon a fortified position with the intent of capturing it before its defenders could mount an effective defense.
  15. (Insult) An attack on a person's dignity, stature, or dominance. A demonstration of disrespect. Insult often provokes anger.
  16. (insult) N (act of causing anger, resent; disrespect somebody's sense) ofendoF, (crude words to express bad mood or cause anger) insultoF