Synonyms of insult


1. abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilification, disrespect, discourtesy

usage: 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"

2. insult, affront, discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activity

usage: a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"


1. diss, insult, affront, hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite

usage: 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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