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Synonyms for insult

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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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