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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ofensivo
We all agreed the speech had been insensitive and insulting.Estábamos todos de acuerdo que el discurso había sido insensible y ofensivo.
b. insultante
The most insulting thing is that he doesn't even listen to me when I speak.Lo más insultante es que ni siquiera me escucha cuando hablo.
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The doctor was extremely insulting and refused to treat me.El médico me dijo cosas muy ofensivas y se negó a tratarme.
There's no need to be insulting!¡No hay motivos para insultar!
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. insultante
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insulting [ɪnˈsʌltɪŋ]
insultante; ofensivo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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