Thesaurus > Related Words: contumely

  Words related to contumely

Related / Similar Words: abuse, insult, revilement, vilification

 

Definition:
  • a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team";

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    Hyponyms: low blow, scurrility, billingsgate, stinger, cut, vituperation, invective, vitriol

     

    Derivational Morphology: vilify, revile, vituperate, rail, diss, insult, affront, abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout

     

     
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