Were people really that concerned that the first lady might have insulted the entire American fashion industry by that choice?
Clift: What do you make of the chatter about how Obama has insulted Wall Street, and their feelings are hurt?
So far Vlad has insulted my body twice in the span of a half hour.
He insulted a female poet of his acquaintance by remarking “that she and her family were Jews.”
He [Guillen] insulted the people that he had to please the most.
I have been—it is I who am insulted and put to shame, in my own house, by a chit of a miss.
And now he considered that mighty self of his insulted as well as wronged.
I'm to be insulted by a little squirt that's just learning to keep his ears clean!
However, we have told her to moderate her zeal for our insulted authority.
Let them accept it as the free gift of a mercy which they have insulted, and a long-suffering which they have defied.
1560s, "triumph over in an arrogant way," from Middle French insulter (14c.) and directly from Latin insultare "to assail, to leap upon" (already used by Cicero in sense of "insult, scoff at, revile"), frequentative of insilire "leap at or upon," from in- "on, at" (see in- (2)) + salire "to leap" (see salient (adj.)). Sense of "to verbally abuse, affront, assail with disrespect" is from 1610s. Related: Insulted; insulting.
c.1600 in the sense of "attack;" 1670s as "an act of insulting," from Middle French insult (14c.) or directly from Late Latin insultus, from insilire (see insult (v.)). To add insult to injury translates Latin injuriae contumeliam addere.
insult in·sult (ĭn'sŭlt')
A bodily injury, irritation, or trauma.