(Archaic) An attack; assault
Physical maltreatment or violence:
An expression of blame or disapproval; a rebuke:
The feeling, attitude, or expression of disdaining; aloof contempt or scorn
The quality of being vulgar, coarse, or abusive.
Obloquy is verbal abuse, or disgrace resulting from abuse.
A deliberate discourtesy; a snub:
(Obsolete) Lack of dignity or honor.
The definition of an affront is an action or verbal assault that is committed with the intention of rudeness and unkindness.
The initial movement in a task or undertaking:
Find another word for contumelies. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contumelies, like: insults, abuses, scorns, reproaches, remarks, disdains, scurrilities, obloquies, slights, outrages and indignities.