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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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To make a victim of crime wait for three years to receive compensation simply adds insult to injury," said Mr Hines, who started up the group after the murder of his daughter 14 years ago.
And it adds insult to injury when they get the raises and we don't.
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The committee said in a report the bonuses were "a gesture which adds insult to injury for long-suffering passengers".
The 25 per cent hike would be out of order at the best of times, but putting it in now adds insult to injury.