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insult

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɪnsʌlt/
B2 a rude and offensive remark or action: They were shouting insults at each other. His comments are an insult to the victims of the war.Insults and abuseTreating people or animals badly
Translations of “insult”
in Korean 모욕…
in Arabic شَتيمة…
in Portuguese insulto, ofensa…
in Catalan insult, ofensa…
in Japanese 侮辱, 侮辱的な言葉や行動…
in Italian insulto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 侮辱, 辱駡…
in Russian оскорбление…
in Turkish hakaret, aşağılama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侮辱, 辱骂…
in Polish obraza, zniewaga…
(Definition of insult noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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