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Insult vs. Humiliation

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Insultverb

(transitive) To be insensitive, insolent, or rude to (somebody); to affront or demean (someone).

Humiliationnoun

The act of humiliating or humbling someone; abasement of pride; mortification.

Insultverb

To behave in an obnoxious and superior manner (over or against someone).

Humiliationnoun

The state of being humiliated, humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission.

Insultverb

To leap or trample upon; to make a sudden onset upon.

Humiliationnoun

The act of humiliating or humbling; abasement of pride; mortification.

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Insultnoun

An action or form of speech deliberately intended to be rude.

Humiliationnoun

The state of being humiliated, humbled, or reduced to lowliness or submission.

‘The former was a humiliation of Deity; the latter a humiliation of manhood.’;

Insultnoun

Anything that causes offence/offense, e.g. by being of an unacceptable quality.

‘The way the orchestra performed tonight was an insult to my ears.’;

Humiliationnoun

state of disgrace or loss of self-respect

Insultnoun

(medicine) Something causing disease or injury to the body or bodily processes.

Humiliationnoun

strong feelings of embarrassment

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Insultnoun

(obsolete) The act of leaping on; onset; attack.

Humiliationnoun

an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect;

‘he had to undergo one humiliation after another’;

Insultnoun

The act of leaping on; onset; attack.

Humiliationnoun

depriving one of self-esteem

Insultnoun

Gross abuse offered to another, either by word or act; an act or speech of insolence or contempt; a deprecatory remark; an affront; an indignity.

‘The ruthless sneer that insult adds to grief.’;

Humiliation

Humiliation is the abasement of pride, which creates mortification or leads to a state of being humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission. It is an emotion felt by a person whose social status, either by force or willingly, has just decreased.

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Insultnoun

An injury to an organism; trauma; as, to produce an experimental insult to investigate healing processes.

Insultverb

To leap or trample upon; to make a sudden onset upon.

Insultverb

To treat with abuse, insolence, indignity, or contempt, by word or action; to abuse; as, to call a man a coward or a liar, or to sneer at him, is to insult him.

Insultverb

To leap or jump.

‘Give me thy knife, I will insult on him.’; ‘Like the frogs in the apologue, insulting upon their wooden king.’;

Insultverb

To behave with insolence; to exult.

‘The lion being dead, even hares insult.’; ‘An unwillingness to insult over their helpless fatuity.’;

Insultnoun

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’;

Insultnoun

a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of an affront;

‘turning his back on me was a deliberate insult’;

Insultverb

treat, mention, or speak to rudely;

‘He insulted her with his rude remarks’; ‘the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone’;

Insult

An insult is an expression or statement (or sometimes behavior) which is disrespectful or scornful. Insults may be intentional or accidental.

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