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Disrespectful or scornfully abusive.‘insulting remarks’‘their language is insulting to women’
- ‘If it makes you feel good to write an insulting letter, go ahead.’
- ‘Whoever came up with the idea to push an insulting ad like that on the population should be fired.’
- ‘This insulting decision speaks volumes about the direction sports is headed.’
- ‘I have heard the shouted threats and demands and have witnessed some of the insulting, demeaning ways staff are treated.’
- ‘He said the name never has been, nor is it intended to be insulting to anyone.’
- ‘It should be based upon evaluating whether the events presented in the book are accurate and whether insulting language was used.’
- ‘Bobby and Tina began exchanging insulting, sarcastic remarks.’
- ‘His words are destructive and made even more insulting because he does not even realise the effect they have.’
- ‘Not only was he rude for declining the invitation, but his reason for declining was insulting to the host.’
- ‘I think that these reasons are down right insulting.’
- ‘When I attempt to engage in debate about their views they become loud and insulting.’
- ‘They are insulting to the thousands of parents who have entrusted their children to this school system.’
- ‘His response could scarcely be any more insulting to the intelligence of every reader.’
- ‘I know that men with literary reputations to polish might find it insulting.’
- ‘I thought this rather sweet, but highly insulting to her memory.’
- ‘It should be borne in mind that words or behaviour may be annoying or rude without being necessarily abusive or insulting.’
- ‘Even more insulting, some critics said, was the fact that the conventions were being relegated to cable news networks.’
- ‘Diana also believed her salary to be virtually insulting.’
- ‘Calling everything junk is tedious and perhaps slightly insulting to the gatherer.’
- ‘The insulting character of the criticism, however, prevented some from delving more deeply into the controversy.’
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