from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Inflicting insult; wounding honor or sensibility; insulting.
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Maybe the way you can tell if the insultant is worth their salt is whether they point out the ethical disconnect to folks in Human Resources that certifications don't exist to make their jobs easier.
The exuberance of her vitality had something almost insultant in the presence of these two rigid forms, from whose faces the colour had fled for ever.
_Homer_ credit for the expression (which is evidently none of his), "quod leoni mortuo etiam lepores insultant," a friend has referred me to
En insultant les martyrs algériens à travers les médias, en agressant la sélection nationale de football dix minutes à peine après son arrivée au Caire, puis les supporters qui considéraient légypte comme un pays de paix et de sécurité sinon ils nen auraient pas foulé le sol.
Think you're safe, don't you, because mortuo leoni et lepores insultant, * (* The lion being dead, even hares can insult him.) is that it? "