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  • adv. In an insulting manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an insulting manner; with insolent contempt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an unfair and insulting manner
  • adv. in a disrespectful and insulting manner


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  • The French and their cowardly supporters in America, however, frequently employed the phrase insultingly.

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  • This seems a simple truth–just read their definition–and W&M do not use this term insultingly, merely descriptively.

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  • Every Thug Needs a Lady by Wahida Clark are sometimes referred to as the insultingly-tagged 'Ghetto-Lit' or 'Street Fiction.'


  • Amit Bhatia, a former director and current shareholder at QPR, made what Ecclestone described as an "insultingly low" bid for his and Briatore's combined 67% stake in May.

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  • Newspapers throughout Romania last week were plastered with headlines announcing the musician's family's intention to protest what they see as the "insultingly" poor U.S. management of both VanGoethem's court martial and a subsequent civil suit at the April 2-4 NATO summit in Bucharest, where President Bush, who arrived in Romania late Tuesday night, is hoping to shore up his foreign-policy legacy.

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  • This done, he addressed him "insultingly," as the hagiographer puts it, in these words: "Good abbot, if thou wilt be loosed from bonds, thou must needs bring me seven white-headed red hornless kine: [15] and if thou canst not find them, thou shalt pay a penalty for my treasures which thou hast squandered."

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  • Despite the unenforceable rule on a Park Service sign stating that the Traditional Owners regard climbing the rock as a desecration, thousands insultingly climb it every year.

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  • Do the Justices really need a hall monitor (ie. an academic dean), as many are insultingly suggesting?

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  • Just after Christmas, they published Singer's obituary which was insultingly titled "Happy Nevertheless".

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  • Which raises the troubling question: where are all the insultingly stereotypical parts for Indian actors going?

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