Example sentences for: insult

How can you use “insult” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • There was also some evidence that humans with lesions to the orbitofrontal cortex have problems with reversal learning, but the lesions, caused by neurological insult, were not very clean or focal (Rolls et al.

  • No, Mailer thought, the next time he ran into Faulkner at a swanky literary party, he would return Faulkner's insult with his usual witty insouciance.

  • Because the result could not always be predicted by a mathematic estimation, there is a possibility that cell-cell contacts and some autocrine/paracrine production in a culture may alter the microenvironment thus determine the cytotoxicity caused by H 2 O 2 . Since cells with lower density are more susceptible to oxidative stress, there is a possibility that a vicious cycle exists such that when an area of RPE loses some of the constituent cells by oxidative stress, the remaining cells will become even more vulnerable to this insult.

  • One linguistic quibble: the piece revives the old-fashioned term "white slave trade," which brings with it an unnecessary implication that slavery is a special insult to white women.

  • Can we be sure no insult, no irony was intended?

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