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in·sult

(in'sŭlt),
An injury, attack, or trauma.
[LL. insultus, fr L. insulto, to spring on]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in·sult

(in'sŭlt)
An injury, attack, or trauma.
[LL. insultus, fr L. insulto, to spring on]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

insult

Any injury, trauma, poisoning or irritation to the body.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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The insulter may feel good and self-righteous about the words he uses, but journalism, as a process of informing and engaging the citizenry, suffers.
As was mentioned, if one considers the law against insulting the Prophet as a subcategory of apostasy from Islam, the paradigmatic insulter of the Prophet must be a Muslim.
Spanish: eh, djah, on a dit fo laisse affaire de vieille mere la fo arrete de l'insulter elle est deja preoccupee de ta presence sur le gate.
As he rightly emphasized, Warren's opinion is distinctive precisely because it portrays an insult without an insulter. (111) In placing the focus on the power of the "insulter," a/k/a the "demeaner," Professor Hellman's second criterion is unfaithful to this central aspect of Brown's legacy.
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[The] warrior, presumptive general, ex-political candidate, embattled aging enfant terrible of the literary world, wise father of six children, radical intellectual, existential philosopher, hardworking author, champion of obscenity, husband of four battling sweet wives [ultimatelyhe married sixtimes and had eight children], amiable bar drinker, and much exaggerated street fighter, party giver, hostess insulter ...
+Le Republicain du Mali+ ecrit, a cet egard, que ce dialogue inter-maliens et inclusif ne vise pas autre chose que la sauvegarde de l'integrite territoriale, la paix et la securite, toutes choses qui passent par le redeploiement de l'armee et de l'administration au nord Mali, et surtout a Kidal, le bon deroulement des elections, soulignant que c'est la meilleure voie de sortie de crise honorable pour notre pays, et personne n'a le droit de nous amener a insulter l'histoire et donc a compromettre l'avenir de la nation malienne.
For example, it has been found that rumination has robust relationships with depressive symptoms (Mor & Winquist, 2002), duration of perceived anger (Rusting & Nolen-Hoeksema, 1998), and likelihood of aggression against an insulter (Bushman, 2002).
Yes, it was crude and crass, Conte said, but it was an equal opportunity insulter.
If, for instance, one were to shout insults at another, then virtue would flow from the insulter to the insulted and a reverse exchange of karma would take place.
Comment se fait-il que sur certaines chaEnes de television, des precheurs puissent insulter, salir ou diffamer les autres religions et en particulier la religion chretienne en toute impunite ?
to religion insults the social order, and it is the duty of the noble family to ensure that the insulter cannot flee.