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  Definition of Insult
  1. a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of an affront; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
  2. 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"
  3. treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
Similar Words: affront, abuse, revilement, contumely, vilification, diss

 

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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