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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·sult·ing, a. Containing, or characterized by, insult or abuse; tending to insult or affront; as, insulting language, treatment, etc. -- In*sult*ing*ly, adv.
 Syn: -- Insolent; impertinent; saucy; rude; abusive; contemptuous. See Insolent.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·sult v. t. [imp. & p. p. Insulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Insulting.]
 1. To leap or trample upon; to make a sudden onset upon. [Obs.]
 2. 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: expressing offensive reproach [syn: abusive, opprobrious,
              scornful, scurrilous]
      2: expressing extreme contempt [syn: contemptuous, disdainful,