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Hello...

What does "to be insulted" mean?
For example...
He was insulted.
Which one below does this mean?

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A: Somebody said something rude to him.
B: Somebody said something rude to him and he felt mentally wounded,.
C: It can mean both A and B according to the context.

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If you insult someone, you attack them verbally. It says nothing about how they felt about it.

If someone is insulted, they have been attacked verbally.

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I see...

That is so clear.
Thank you so much, AlpheccaStars!!