Insult

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Cultural SensitivityPlay
Some words deemed insults in one culture may not be seen as such in another. SlideIn some places, being called 'skinny' is an insult, in others it's a compliment.
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Tone MattersPlay
The same phrase may or may not be an insult based on the speaker's tone. Slide'You are funny' could be an insult if said sarcastically.
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Contextual IntensityPlay
Insults can vary in severity depending on the context and relationship between people. Slide'Clown' is a light-hearted insult among friends but can be severe in a formal setting.