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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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How to use insulting in a sentence?

  1. Angela Merkel:

    We have freedom to demonstrate in Germany, but there is no place for incitement and insulting people who come to us from other countries.

  2. Petros Mavromichalis:

    When you assume that a company is criminal just because it isn’t Swiss, that’s rather insulting.

  3. 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.

  4. The FA:

    A comment posted on the Manchester United striker’s Instagram page was insulting, abusive, improper and brought the game into disrepute contrary to FA Rule E3.1, the post also constitutes an ‘aggravated breach’, which is defined in FA Rule E3.2, as it included reference, whether express or implied, to colour and/or race and/or ethnic origin.

  5. The Commission chief spokesman:

    I think it's more than tasteless that some press try to make an insulting headline by exploiting President Juncker's pain, i don't think this is elegant and I don't think this is fair.

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