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An open or intentional offense, slight, or insult:
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  1. An open or intentional offense, slight, or insult:
  2. (Obsolete) A hostile encounter or meeting.
  3. An open or intentional insult; slight to one's dignity
(Archaic) Contempt; scorn
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  1. (Archaic) Contempt; scorn
  2. A contemptuous act; insult; injury
  3. Spite; malice:
Humiliating, degrading, or abusive treatment.
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  1. Humiliating, degrading, or abusive treatment.
  2. (Obsolete) Lack of dignity or honor.
  3. A source of offense, as to a person's pride or sense of dignity; an affront.
An insulting act, remark, etc.; affront; indignity
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  1. An insulting act, remark, etc.; affront; indignity
  2. Something that causes injury, irritation, or trauma:
  3. (Med.) Damage or injury to tissues or organs of the body
The team in possession of the ball or puck, or those players whose primary duty is to attempt to score.
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  1. The team in possession of the ball or puck, or those players whose primary duty is to attempt to score.
  2. (Sports) The means or tactics used in attempting to score.
  3. Any violation of the law for which the judicial code demands there be a penalty, including misdemeanors and felonies. See also crime. Any violation of the law for which the judicial code demands there be a penalty, including misdemeanors and felonies. See also crime.
Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
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  1. Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
  2. An extremely vicious or violent act
  3. Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
A deliberate discourtesy; a snub:
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  1. A deliberate discourtesy; a snub:
  2. The act of slighting; a deliberate act of neglect or discourtesy.
  3. A slighting or being slighted by pointedly indifferent, disrespectful, or supercilious treatment
Improper or excessive use; misuse:
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  1. Improper or excessive use; misuse:
  2. Physical maltreatment or violence:
  3. Sexual abuse.
Foul, abusive language.
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  1. Foul, abusive language.
  2. Foul, vulgar, abusive talk
A denunciatory or abusive expression or discourse:
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  1. A denunciatory or abusive expression or discourse:
  2. A violent verbal attack; strong criticism, insults, curses, etc.; vituperation
  3. Denunciatory or abusive language; vituperation:
Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander.
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  1. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander.
  2. Verbal abuse of a person or thing; censure or vituperation, esp. when widespread or general
  3. The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
Materials for rails
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  1. Materials for rails
  2. Rails considered as a group.
  3. 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.
Something that is scurrilous.
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  1. Something that is scurrilous.
  2. The quality of being vulgar, coarse, or abusive.
  3. A vulgar, coarse, or abusive remark or passage.
The property of being scurrilous.
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The act or an instance of vituperating.
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  1. The act or an instance of vituperating.
  2. Sustained, harshly critical language; invective.
Find another word for contumely. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contumely, like: affront, despite, indignity, insult, offense, outrage, slight, abuse, billingsgate, invective and obloquy.