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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemptuous, disdainful, insulting, scornful(adj)

    expressing extreme contempt

    Synonyms:
    contemptuous, haughty, disdainful, swaggering, overbearing, prideful, imperious, scornful, supercilious, lordly, sniffy

    Antonyms:
    respectful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. insulting(a.)

    Synonyms:
    insolent, impudent, impertinent, saucy, abusive, vituperative, ribald, blackguard

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. insulting(a)

    Synonyms:
    offensive, contemptuous, contumelious, scurrilous

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#25644insulting
#26371degrading
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#42627derogatory
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#62854demeaning
#64264overbearing
#70480insolent
#71724impolite
#76304contemptuous
#84515uncivil
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#98549uncouth
#100005scornful
#101268disdainful
#103529impudent
#109233impertinent
#109339unpolished
#117069boorish
#121548swaggering
#128829lordly
#149426prideful
#166887supercilious
#172837discourteous
#187854desecrating
#201184untutored
#237471clownish
#238463sniffy
#261906untaught

How to use insulting in a sentence?

  1. Ben Monterroso:

    When Donald Trump decided to get into the campaign by insulting all the Latinos, we saw an increase in voter registrations.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    I'm just speaking out against bigotry and bullying wherever I hear it. And I hear a lot of it from the Republican candidates. They seem to have forgotten completely about issues and they're now running their campaigns based on insults, it's turned into a kind of one-upmanship on insulting and I don't think that's appropriate in a presidential campaign, and I'm going to speak up on it.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    It's not a serious of a plan as it should be, but the fact that he's actually proposing something is encouraging, every time he talks about policy, he's not insulting somebody. That's a good sign for the Republican primary.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    They are going to people showing videos of Donald Trump insulting Islam and Muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists.

  5. Justin Hochberg:

    The Academy Awards have been trying to figure out how do they incorporate pop culture icons like' Black Panther,' so what do they do ? They try something like the [ briefly planned ] popular category. But nobody wants to win the popular category at The Academy Awards, because it's insulting.


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