Insulting or hurtful language, especially when used to threaten or demoralize:
The state or quality of being arrogant; overbearing pride.
A feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn.
A humiliating condition or circumstance.
The definition of insolence is disrespectful or rude behavior.
The act of noticing, perceiving, or observing
Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
Contempt or disdain felt toward a person or object considered despicable or unworthy:
An open or intentional insult; slight to one's dignity
Contemptuous defiance or disregard.
Something that humiliates, insults, or injures the dignity or self-respect; affront
A bodily injury, irritation, or trauma.
A deep insult or grave offense
A slighting or being slighted by pointedly indifferent, disrespectful, or supercilious treatment
The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
A fence or balustrade made of rails and posts
A scurrilous act or remark
Sustained, harshly critical language; invective.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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