What does insulting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemptuous, disdainful, insulting, scornful(adj)

    expressing extreme contempt


  1. insulting(Adjective)

    Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting.

    He received an insulting letter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insulting

    of Insult

  2. Insulting(adj)

    containing, or characterized by, insult or abuse; tending to insult or affront; as, insulting language, treatment, etc

How to pronounce insulting?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insulting in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insulting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of insulting in a Sentence

  1. Lee Dong-gwi:

    The freedom of expression is a vital value in democratic society, but insulting and hurting someone else's dignity is beyond that limit, there need to be far harsher penalties for those who violate that law.

  2. Justin Hochberg:

    The Academy Awards have been trying to figure out how do they incorporate pop culture icons like' Black Panther,' so what do they do ? They try something like the [ briefly planned ] popular category. But nobody wants to win the popular category at The Academy Awards, because it's insulting.

  3. Samantha Cohen:

    And I was desensitized to men making creepy comments about me, but I was not desensitized to someone blatantly insulting and degrading my father in front of me, someone who I looked up to and loved very much, and that was very upsetting to me.

  4. Munira Subasic:

    The ambassador has been here long enough. The ambassador has been denying that genocide happened - he is insulting us and our innocent children who lie here.

  5. Harnidh Kaur:

    If you compare it to her past covers, you look at them and she's definitely (been) bronzed into an Indian face, in a country where you're struggling with colorism and shade discrimination, to see that -- it's very insulting.

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