Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of insulting; abusive or insolent treatment; insult.
  • n. exultation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of insulting; abusive or insolent treatment; insult.
  • n. Exultation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of insulting or treating with indignity; manifestation of contempt or scorn.

Etymologies

Latin insultatio, from insultare: compare Old French insultation. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Day r so gud wiff da insultation dat dey cannot b tracked by inference red…no heat loss.

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  • For let that proud pharisee that shall reprove a publican with words of insultation and boasting, that he is not such an one as he, tell me how he knows, that, had he been placed under the same circumstances and opportunities of sin, he should not have been prevailed upon to do the same for which, with so much arrogance, he reproves or rather baits another.

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  • Consider, too, 'community consultation', I am sometimes tempted to call it community insultation, with decisions already made and the consulting just a formality to satisfy due process.

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  • A Government ruse that's nothing short of an insultation

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  • "How can a police officer, who is hired to serve and protect the citizens of this community, out of his same mouth, speak words full of mockery and insultation?"

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  • The lack of insultation means that naked neck breeds should be given extra protection against low temperatures, but that "does not detract from the utility of the bird".

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  • '' How can a police officer, who is hired to serve and protect the citizens of this community, out of his same mouth, speak words full of mockery and insultation? ''

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  • When someone comes in here and makes comments whether we like it or not unless some personally attacks you there is no need for unnecassary name calling, because it is getting out of hand and even to those who comment without bad words insultation.

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  • Those who are in any measure acquainted with the secret triumphing exaltations of wisdom and knowledge against folly and ignorance, with the principles and conditions wherewith they advance themselves in their gloryings, even then when the precedency of (that which is bestial in this world) force and violence outwardly bears them down with insultation and contempt, will rather envy than pity you in any contest that on this foot of account you can be engaged in.

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