Something that is insulting is rude or offensive. adj oft ADJ to n
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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abusive, affronting, contemptuous, degrading, disparaging, insolent, offensive, rude, scurrilous, slighting
complimentary, deferential, flattering, laudatory, respectful
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