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


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.


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.


I see...

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