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in·sult

(in'sŭlt),
An injury, attack, or trauma.
[LL. insultus, fr L. insulto, to spring on]

insult

(ĭn-sŭlt′)
v. in·sulted, in·sulting, in·sults
n. (ĭn′sŭlt′)
a. Medicine A bodily injury, irritation, or trauma.
b. Something that causes injury, irritation, or trauma: "the middle of the Bronx, buffeted and poisoned by the worst environmental insults that urban America can dish out" (William K. Stevens).

in·sult′er n.
in·sult′ing·ly adv.

insult

Medtalk noun Any stressful stimulus which, under normal circumstances, does not affect the host organism, but which may result in morbidity, when it occurs in a background of preexisting compromising conditions

in·sult

(in'sŭlt)
An injury, attack, or trauma.
[LL. insultus, fr L. insulto, to spring on]

insult

Any injury, trauma, poisoning or irritation to the body.

insult

tissue injury or trauma
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The woman's insult shows her ignorance, hatred and barbarism," he told Gulf News.
The penal code defines public insult as: "Any person who in any public place shall insult any other person in such a manner as would be likely to provoke any person present to commit an assault is guilty of a misdeameanour.
Insults that imply homosexuality are perceived by some men as the worst type of insult (Preston & Stanley, 1987).
THE extradition of Ian Bailey to France for questioning over Sophie Toscan du Plantier's murder is an insult to the Irish legal system, it was claimed yesterday.
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It's his comments that are an insult - to our veterans.
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We must seek revenge for the insult heaped on us," he said.
A note on this article further adds, "If the insult is uttered while drunk or angry or quoting someone else, and is considered an insult, it will be punishable by up to 74 lashes.
The statement also emphasizes that such reckless public events where there is the presence of hate speech or attempts to insult and slander, do harm to Macedonia and people, which are doing it should know that besides they expose themselves to the possibility to be sued and legally sanctioned, they are doing serious damage to the reputation of the state and efforts to progress.
Thereafter I think of the insults and lies that were spread last summer about the Swedish ambassador and that there was no official reaction about the insult towards the daughter of Greece's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Administrative liability for personal insult (deliberate humiliation of honor and dignity of another person in an unseemly manner) and insult in a public speech, report or mass media is recommended to execute in Kyrgyzstan.