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insult 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/inˈsəlt/,
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insulting, present participle; insulted, past tense; insults, 3rd person singular present; insulted, past participle;
  1. Speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
    • - you're insulting the woman I love
Noun
  1. A disrespectful or scornfully abusive remark or action
    • - he hurled insults at us
    • - he saw the book as a deliberate insult to the Church
  2. A thing so worthless or contemptible as to be offensive
    • - the present offer is an absolute insult
  3. An event or occurrence that causes damage to a tissue or organ
    • - the movement of the bone causes a severe tissue insult

  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
  4. (insulting) contemptuous: expressing extreme contempt
  5. An insult (also called putdown) is an expression, statement (or sometimes behavior) which is considered degrading and offensive. Insults may be intentional or accidental. ...
  6. 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. ...
  7. 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. ...
  8. (insulting) Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting
  9. A sudden, open, unconcealed attack upon a fortified position with the intent of capturing it before its defenders could mount an effective defense.
  10. N (act of causing anger, resent; disrespect somebody's sense) ofendoF, (crude words to express bad mood or cause anger) insultoF
  11. An attack on a person's dignity, stature, or dominance. A demonstration of disrespect. Insult often provokes anger.
  12. In medicine, an injury or trauma to the brain or other part of the body.
  13. 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.
  14. (Slang) The bonus for making a doubled or redoubled contract is sometimes referred to as the "insult" or as being "for the insult".