Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of INSULTING

Pronunciation:  in'sulting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  expressing offensive reproach
  2. [adj]  expressing extreme contempt
 

INSULTING is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: abusive, contemptuous, disdainful, disrespectful, offensive, opprobrious, scornful, scurrilous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abusive, arrogant, atrocious, audacious, backhand, backhanded, bumptious, calumnious, cold, contumelious, cool, degrading, disdainful, familiar, forward, hubristic, humiliating, insolent, left-handed, obtrusive, offensive, outrageous, overpresumptuous, overweening, presuming, presumptuous, procacious, pushy, scurrile, scurrilous, unspeakable, uppish, uppity
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY