Sentence examples for insult from high-quality English sources.

  • Then try to project, not shout, the insult across the room to their partner.

  • Even if your beliefs had substance, the arrogance of that would be insult enough.

  • Poland has many different insult laws, covering not just religion, but also public officials and state symbols.

  • I was on the verge of tears; it seemed that insult upon insult had been launched at our guest.

Use insult in a sentence.

  • Afterward, when people tried to reduce it to an “insult,” he wanted to reply, “I can insult people a lot faster than that.”

  • Members of both groups would presumably agree that the job applicant was cuckolded, for example, or that calling someone an “asshole” is an insult.

  • "But they don't want to raise because they don't want to insult Amazon, and they don't want to insult other companies perhaps that they like."

  • “You can be walking and a policeman will insult you, insult your mother, call you over, pull you into the police van, hit you, then throw you out.”

  • It was more fun to call up Henry and then insult him, and then he’d insult you, than ‘Hello, Guitar Center,’ ” Sebastian said, in a simpering voice.

  • “You may call them ‘zany.’ ” This had been Romney’s derisive judgment; in Hemingway’s view, it was not a fatal insult, and perhaps not an insult at all.

  • Often from words and laughter proceed railing and insult; and from railing and insult, blows and wounds; and from blows and wounds, slaughter and murder.

  • Douglass was clearly wounded by what he described as the “employment of certain names, such as ‘Sambo,’ and the gardener, and the bootblack … and all the rest,” but gracefully declined to answer insult with insult.

insult sentence examples

  • "As the survivor of a mass shooting I can tell you from first-hand experience that all of you protesting and taking days off from school insult the memories of those who were killed and abuse and insult me and every other lover of liberty by your every action."

  • He continued saying, "As the survivor of a mass shooting I can tell you from first-hand experience that all of you protesting and taking days off from school insult the memory of those who were killed and abuse and insult me and every other lover of liberty by your every action."

  • “The idea that we would not be taking the issue of lynching seriously is an insult — an insult to Senator Booker and Senator Tim Scott and myself,” she said from across the chamber floor, referring to the South Carolina Republican who helped write the bill and is the party’s lone black senator.

  • “This is an insult to the Legislative Council, and an insult to Hong Kong’s rule of law,” said Starry Lee, a pro-establishment lawmaker of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, who called on the government to investigate and bring charges in order to send a message that “those who break the law need to be punished.”

insult


  • verb communication

    - treat, mention, or speak to rudely

    Example: He insulted her with his rude remarks


  • noun communication

    - a rude expression intended to offend or hurt


  • noun act

    - a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect

    Example: turning his back on me was a deliberate insult


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On this page, there are 20 sentence examples for insult. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.

    Sentence frequency composition for this page:
  • 4 sentence examples for insult from New York Times
  • 1 sentence examples for insult from The Economist
  • 3 sentence examples for insult from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • 1 sentence examples for insult from GutenbergBooks - Moby Dick; Or, The Whale by Herman Melville
  • 2 sentence examples for insult from BBC
  • 6 sentence examples for insult from The New Yorker
  • 1 sentence examples for insult from Business Insider
  • 2 sentence examples for insult from Independent
    There are 6 relevant lexical connections:
  • • Relevant word or phrase for insult is affront
  • • Relevant word or phrase for insult is diss
  • • Relevant word or phrase for insult is abuse
  • • Relevant word or phrase for insult is vilification
  • • Relevant word or phrase for insult is revilement
  • • Relevant word or phrase for insult is contumely

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