Insult synonyms

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Scornful, slighting action or treatment; affront
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An open or intentional insult; slight to one's dignity
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(Uncountable) Lack of pertinence; irrelevance.
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To cause physical pain to; hurt:
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The definition of indignity is treatment that is humiliating, insulting or hurtful to another.
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An insolent or arrogant remark or act.
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Arrogant conduct; insulting, bold behaviour or attitude.
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The definition of a taunt is a cruel or teasing remark.
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a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
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Alternative spelling of put-down.
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To cause to appear irrelevant, ineffectual, or impossible:
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To abuse vocally; taunt:
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To cause to seem little or smaller than something else:
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The definition of a twit is a silly or foolish person.
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A movement (usually involuntary) of the muscles of the laughing face, particularly of the lips, and of the whole body, with a peculiar expression of the eyes, indicating merriment, satisfaction or derision, and usually attended by a sonorous and interrupted expulsion of air from the lungs.
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Slanderous or malicious defamation; character assassination
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To praise; to make high.
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A transgression of law; a crime.
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The quality of being vulgar, coarse, or abusive.
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An act of extreme violence or viciousness:
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Impudent speech or behavior
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The act of reviling, ridiculing, or being disrespectful or irreverent of, by words or conduct, God, religion, a religious doctrine, a religious icon, or anything considered sacred. A crime under the common law if the blasphemy was directed towards Christianity or Christian doctrine and icons and is still a statutory crime (although rarely enforced) in many states.
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Scornfully contemptuous ridicule; derision.
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A deriding or being derided; contempt or ridicule
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A rude act or statement.
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The act of slighting; a deliberate act of neglect or discourtesy.
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Disrespect is defined as rudeness or a lack of courtesy.
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(Law) Oral communication of false and malicious statements that damage the reputation of another.
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(Civil Law & Courts of Admiralty) A written declaration or statement by the plaintiff of his cause of action, and of the relief he seeks.
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The definition of a gibe is a jeer or a tease.
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The definition of a dig is a sarcastic remark or joke, or an archaeological search.
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To attack (someone) with abusive language.
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Vilify is defined as to make a comment about a person that makes him look bad.
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To offend is to do something offensive to someone, or to break a civil or religious law.
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To inflict physical, sexual, or psychological harm upon
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The definition of humiliate is to hurt someone's pride or to cause someone to feel extremely embarrassed.
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(Now rare) To trouble aggressively, to harass.
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Tease means to poke fun at someone or something.
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(Intransitive) To insult somebody childishly; to engage in name-calling.
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To cause someone to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
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To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to bother with unpleasant deeds.
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The definition of aggravate means to make worse or to annoy.
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To deride is defined as to laugh at or make fun of someone or something.
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To cause to be given up on account of ridicule.
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To criticize or disapprove of someone or something through scornful jocularity; to make fun of
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To humble, humble oneself; to humiliate.
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(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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A payment or tax given by a feudal vassal to an overlord.
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(Historical) In feudalism, the formal oath of a vassal to honor his or her lord's rights.
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The property of being rude.
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A sharp point projecting backward, as on the stinger of a bee.
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To revile or abuse in scurrilous language.
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To lower in value or social position.
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To openly disregard, as by rejecting, defying, or ignoring
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To speak evil of; defame; slander; traduce
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To roast meat, etc.
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To feel or display contempt or disdain for something or somebody; to despise.
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To cause to feel ashamed to the point of doing something:
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To strike with something flat, specif. the palm of the hand
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To pass over lightly or carelessly; treat without due consideration.
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Good wishes; regards:
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Excessive, untrue, or insincere praise; exaggerated compliment or attention
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To compliment excessively and often insincerely, especially in order to win favor.
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(Obs.) To blow, swell, or puff up
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Miff is defined as to do something that makes another person feel bad, or have something done to you that makes you feel bad.
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To excite (someone) to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate (a feeling, emotion); to offend by slighting.
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Contemptuous defiance or disregard.
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An object of mocking contempt, scorn, etc.
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To act on in a detrimental way; cause harm to:
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Courteous expressions of regard
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The act of reviling.
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(US, UK, slang) To put (someone) down, or show disrespect by the use of insulting language or dismissive behaviour.
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A lack of courtesy or politeness; rudeness
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Something spoken or written, intended to cast opprobrium, censure, or reproach on another.
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An instance or source of this:
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A discoloration of the skin or flesh surrounding an eye, resulting from a sharp blow or contusion
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To incite to anger or resentment:
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To make too low an estimate of the quantity, degree, or worth of:
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A profane word or phrase; a swearword.
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Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.
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