A insult is a grievance which is usually pronounced to throw something on a person. The term comes from the Latin word improperium.
At language colloquial, expletive is used as a synonym for outburst or of insult . For example: "The young man apologized for the expletiveness and then continued with his account of the facts", "Fed up with teasing, the soccer player threw an expletive at a spectator", "The American president turned to an expletive to qualify the work of the journalist".
As insult , an expletive is an expression that threatens the honor of another subject. In many countries , to pronounce this type of sayings is crime , since it affects the reputation and honor of the receiver of the expletive.
Suppose that, in a television program, a political leader accuses a member of a party other than his own of being a "Damn criminal" that got rich "Stealing money from people". He also considered that "Should rot in jail" for the damage he caused to his nation . Given these sayings, the person to whom the words were addressed states that they are expletive and that they will sue the accuser for slander and insult, ensuring that he never stole.
It should be noted that, in the field of religion , is called expletives to verses sung in the framework of the adoration of the cross during the service that the Holy Friday . These expletives are the reproaches that Jesus Christ Performs those who have rejected it.
The expletives can be accompanied with music from various composers who have created works for that purpose. The Venezuelan José Ángel Lamas , the Spanish Juan Pujol , the Portuguese Diogo Dias Melgás and English John tavener They are some of them.