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  Words related to insult

Related / Similar Words: affront, abuse, revilement, contumely, vilification, diss

 

Definition:
  • a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of an affront; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult";
  • 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";
  • treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone";

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    Hyponyms: indignity, scandalization, scandalisation, outrage, low blow, scurrility, billingsgate, stinger, cut, vituperation, invective, vitriol

     

    Derivational Morphology: diss, affront, vilify, revile, vituperate, rail, abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout, revilement, contumely, vilification

     

    Anagrams: sunlit

     

     
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