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in·sult

 (ĭn-sŭlt′)
v. in·sult·ed, in·sult·ing, in·sults
v.tr.
1.
a. To treat with gross insensitivity, insolence, or contemptuous rudeness. See Synonyms at offend.
b. To affront or demean: an absurd speech that insulted the intelligence of the audience.
2. Obsolete To make an attack on.
v.intr. Archaic
To behave arrogantly.
n. (ĭn′sŭlt′)
1. An insulting remark or act.
2.
a. Medicine A bodily injury, irritation, or trauma.
b. Something that causes injury, irritation, or trauma: "the middle of the Bronx, buffeted and poisoned by the worst environmental insults that urban America can dish out" (William K. Stevens).

[French insulter, from Old French, to assault, from Latin īnsultāre, to leap at, insult, frequentative of īnsilīre, to leap upon : in-, on; see in-2 + salīre, to leap; see sel- in Indo-European roots.]

in·sult′er n.
in·sult′ing·ly adv.
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insultingly

(ɪnˈsʌltɪŋlɪ)
adv
offensively
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.insultingly - in a disrespectful and insulting manner; "he behaves insultingly toward his parents"
2.insultingly - in an unfair and insulting manner; "this internationally known writer was foully condemned by the Muslim fundamentalists"
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Translations

insultingly

[ɪnˈsʌltɪŋlɪ] ADV [behave, talk] → ofensivamente, de modo insultante
she was insultingly dismissivesu desdén era insultante
these adverts are insultingly sexistel sexismo de estos anuncios resulta todo un insulto
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

insultingly

[ɪnˈsʌltɪŋli] adv
[laugh, say] → de manière insultante
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

insultingly

advbeleidigend; behavein beleidigender or unverschämter Weise
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

insultingly

[ɪnˈsʌltɪŋlɪ] advin modo offensivo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Felix soon learned that the treacherous Turk, for whom he and his family endured such unheard-of oppression, on discovering that his deliverer was thus reduced to poverty and ruin, became a traitor to good feeling and honour and had quitted Italy with his daughter, insultingly sending Felix a pittance of money to aid him, as he said, in some plan of future maintenance.
Germaine's table; and, more amazing still, the husbands had so far approved of the grossly discourteous conduct of the wives as to consent to make the most insultingly trivial excuses for their absence.
With execrations not loud but deep I left him to live or die as he could, well satisfied that I had done my duty in attempting to save him - but forgetting how I had erred in bringing him into such a condition, and how insultingly my after-services had been offered - and sullenly prepared to meet the consequences if he should choose to say I had attempted to murder him - which I thought not unlikely, as it seemed probable he was actuated by such spiteful motives in so perseveringly refusing my assistance.
It was but too apparent that they had been insultingly, shamefully, disgracefully deceived.
Madame Danglars gazed on Villefort, stupefied to find him so almost insultingly calm.
Not even Grace Roseberry had spoken more insultingly to her of Julian than Horace was speaking now.
Yes, I said; and loyal citizens are insultingly termed by her slaves who hug their chains and men of naught; she would have subjects who are like rulers, and rulers who are like subjects: these are men after her own heart, whom she praises and honours both in private and public.
Barry myself and she treated me very insultingly. Marilla, I do NOT think she is a well-bred woman.
I have remarked you sitting near the door in a room full of company, bent on hearing, not on speaking; on observing, not on entertaining; looking frigidly shy at the commencement of a party, confusingly vigilant about the middle, and insultingly weary towards the end.
Then insultingly cancels visit that everybody was preparing for," tweeted Rasmus Jarlov, a member of the opposition Conservative Party.
"The measly hikes implemented in several regions are insultingly insignificant amidst the unabated price increases of basic commodities and services," Labog said.
DONALD TRUMP may have insultingly misspelled his name last week but Ascot pays regal tribute to the heir to the throne today.