(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 state of being despised or dishonored:
A structure made of a rail, often connecting a series of upright members, that is used as a guard or barrier or for support, as on a balcony or next to a staircase.
The initial movement in a task or undertaking:
Find another word for contumelies. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contumelies, like: insults, abuses, scorns, reproaches, remarks, disdains, scurrilities, obloquies, slights, outrages and indignities.