insult


in·sult

noun \ˈin-ˌsəlt\

Definition of INSULT

1
: injury to the body or one of its parts <repeated acute vascular insults> <any insult to the constitution of a patient suffering from active tuberculosis—Journal of the American Medical Association>
2
: something that causes or has a potential for causing insult to the body <damage resulting from malnutritional insults>
insult verb

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