To cause resentment or hurt by callous, rude behavior
An act that offends a person's sense of pride or dignity
An instance of mockery or derision
Don't insult them by refusing their hospitality.
I don't mean to insult them.
Before another insult could leave her lips, he kissed her, a commanding, intense kiss.
The goddess, enraged at the insult, asks her father Anu to avenge her.
A gross case of insult offered by a Frenchman to a Sicilian woman led to the massacre at Palermo, and the like scenes followed elsewhere.