|1.||to treat, mention, or speak to rudely; offend; affront|
|2.||obsolete to assault; attack|
|3.||an offensive or contemptuous remark or action; affront; slight|
|4.||a person or thing producing the effect of an affront: some television is an insult to intelligence|
|5.||med an injury or trauma|
|6.||add insult to injury to make an unfair or unacceptable situation even worse|
|[C16: from Latin insultāre to jump upon, from |
insult in·sult (ĭn'sŭlt')
A bodily injury, irritation, or trauma.
see add insult to injury.