insult

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Synonyms for insult

Synonyms for insult

to cause resentment or hurt by callous, rude behavior

an act that offends a person's sense of pride or dignity

an instance of mockery or derision

Synonyms for insult

a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect

treat, mention, or speak to rudely

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The 25 per cent hike would be out of order at the best of times, but putting it in now adds insult to injury.
Relocation adds insult to injury of losing custody.
But Shadow Health Secretary Liam Fox said of Mr Reid's performance: "It adds insult to injury.
It adds insult to injury to be told a place at the top of the waiting list can be guaranteed - at a price.