There are 2 translations of insult in Spanish:

insult1

vt

/ɪnˈsʌlt/

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 2 translations of insult in Spanish:

insult2

n

/ˈɪnsʌlt/
  • insulto (m), injuria (f) [formal] an insult to sb/sth un insulto a algn/algo the pay offer is an insult la oferta salarial es un insulto an insult to our intelligence un insulto or [formal] una afrenta a nuestra inteligencia her absence was a calculated insult su ausencia fue una ofensa intencionada to add insult to injury por si fuera poco, para coronarla [colloquial/familiar]
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    • For this reason, various environmental insults that damage intestinal tissues also lower the levels of lactase.
    • Although a second traumatic event may serve as abreaction or a cure for some dissociative amnesic states, this seems unlikely in the event of two severe neurological insults.
    • Tissues exposed to one insult can develop tolerance to a subsequent injury.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.