Insultable In*sult"a*ble, a. Capable of being insulted or affronted. [R.] --Emerson. [1913 Webster]

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  • insultable — (in sul ta bl ) adj. Susceptible d être attaqué, qu on peut insulter, attaquer. •   Tout cela arriva sur Notre Dame de Halle et tout aussitôt après à Bruxelles, qu on crut insultable et dégarni de troupes, SAINT SIMON 210, 80. ÉTYMOLOGIE… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • insultable — adjective Capable of being insulted …   Wiktionary

  • insultable — in·sult·able …   English syllables

  • insultable — ə̇nˈsəltəbəl adjective : capable of being insulted; especially : easily insulted : oversensitive …   Useful english dictionary

  • insult — insultable, adj. insulter, n. v. /in sult /; n. /in sult/, v.t. 1. to treat or speak to insolently or with contemptuous rudeness; affront. 2. to affect as an affront; offend or demean. 3. Archaic. to attack; assault. v.i. 4. Archaic. to behave… …   Universalium

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