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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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Looters and profiteers charging pounds 15 a drink are adding insult to injury.
California is one of only four states with a full-time Legislature, and adding insult to injury, our representatives are the nation's highest paid.
Adding insult to injury, though he's had success as a novelist in the past, he's currently stuck on his current effort--a crisis leading to much drinking and depression.
Adding insult to injury, just days after the report was issued, Spellings and voucher advocates in the House and Senate called a press conference to announce they will introduce legislation to establish a nationwide voucher plan to get kids out of "failing" public schools.
Adding insult to injury, abandoned mines have often been used as unregulated landfills for hazardous wastes.
It is adding insult to injury when you have young hired guns of the administration lecturing the public in order to quell the tremendous grass-roots outpouring of objections and the raising of legitimate questions we want answers to.
Adding insult to injury, the article then labels the tone of my remarks on this subject as "anti-Catholic"--a characterization hat I find both deeply offensive and outrageously irresponsible.
Adding insult to injury, Buchloh branded Wallinger in this regard merely a "close second" to Bill Viola--the art world's "Billy Graham," in Wallinger's own, geographically precise estimation.
And adding insult to injury, malicious e-mail circulated that supposedly carded patches, but were actually viruses.
Then, when you add that the mine effluent will be sent into the Groundhog River and through a protected area, I don't know if that's adding insult to injury or injury to injury.