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insulting

  
  
Something that is insulting is rude or offensive.      adj   oft ADJ to n   (=offensive)  
The article was insulting to the families of British citizens...     
  insultingly      adv   ADV with v, ADV adj  
Anthony laughed loudly and insultingly...     
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insulting

  
  
abusive, affronting, contemptuous, degrading, disparaging, insolent, offensive, rude, scurrilous, slighting  
  
Antonyms     
   complimentary, deferential, flattering, laudatory, respectful  

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