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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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This downgrade added insult to injury for HOTT, which was already struggling with technical resistance in the form of its 20-month moving average overhead.
EL Hadji Diouf has added insult to injury as far as Liverpool, are concerned, with an obscure Senegalese club forcing the Merseysiders to pay them pounds 25,000 for their part in his development.
Now the redundancy packages have added insult to injury, compounding the clumsy handling of an already dire situation.
The Largs player, already suffering from a chronic shoulder problem, added insult to injury by hitting his head off the branch of a tree as he came off 18.
In fact, it has added insult to injury by suggesting that if it had been something more "girlie" like Smirnoff Ice it had been sampling it might have given women a sip.