One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Something too simple or basic for someone.‘he viewed the article as an insult to his intelligence’
- ‘He found the party's drama an insult to his intelligence.’
- ‘It would be an insult to his intelligence to suggest that he doesn't know this much.’
- ‘This is an insult to the intelligence of his readers.’
- ‘When so-called scary family movies play it safe, it seems less like a thrill ride and more like an insult to kids' intelligence.’
- ‘It's an insult to my intelligence to think I won't question why there have been hundreds of unanswered murders prior to his mother, yet the folks assume it must be the otherwise harmless son.’
- ‘This abomination is an insult to taxpayers' intelligence, and why we have put up with this nonsense is mystifying.’
- ‘This play is a criminal waste of two great talents and, if I may say so, an insult to the intelligence of the audience.’
- ‘Commercials may be crass, loud, an insult to our intelligence.’
- ‘To suggest adverse statistics are a sign of success, rather than failure, is an insult to our intelligence.’
- ‘This piece of implausible tripe is an insult to the intelligence of even the most brain dead of Sunday night viewers.’
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