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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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In an interview with The Advocate seven months after the tragedy, Addams discussed how the media added insult to injury.
VANDALS have added insult to injury for a mum whose tattoo tribute to her hero David Beckham was mis-spelt BECKAM.
The fact that relatives have had to pay an extra pounds 100 to use facilities in Cardiff added insult to injury.
She also packs in a fair amount of terribly dated material concerning the beach's messy scandal of last summer, when publicist Lizzie Grubman angrily mowed down a bunch of folks on line at a nightclub with her SUV, then added insult to injury by calling them ``white trash.
That her targets were often innocent people--denied due process--guilty only of trying to take care of our nation's frail elders within a failing system designed and mal-administered by the government itself added insult to injury.