Part of speech:
Scornful, slighting action or treatment; affront
An open or intentional insult; slight to one's dignity
The definition of indignity is treatment that is humiliating, insulting or hurtful to another.
A transgression of law; a crime.
An insolent or arrogant remark or act.
The quality of being vulgar, coarse, or abusive.
An act of extreme violence or viciousness:
Impudent speech or behavior
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.
Scornfully contemptuous ridicule; derision.
A deriding or being derided; contempt or ridicule
A rude act or statement.
Disrespect is defined as rudeness or a lack of courtesy.
(Law) Oral communication of false and malicious statements that damage the reputation of another.
The definition of a taunt is a cruel or teasing remark.
The definition of a gibe is a jeer or a tease.
a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
The definition of a dig is a sarcastic remark or joke, or an archaeological search.
A discoloration of the skin or flesh surrounding an eye, resulting from a sharp blow or contusion
Vilify is defined as to make a comment about a person that makes him look bad.
To offend is to do something offensive to someone, or to break a civil or religious law.
To inflict physical, sexual, or psychological harm upon
The definition of humiliate is to hurt someone's pride or to cause someone to feel extremely embarrassed.
To cause to appear irrelevant, ineffectual, or impossible:
Tease means to poke fun at someone or something.
To cause someone to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
The definition of aggravate means to make worse or to annoy.
To deride is defined as to laugh at or make fun of someone or something.
To abuse vocally; taunt:
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
A payment or tax given by a feudal vassal to an overlord.
A profane word or phrase; a swearword.
A sharp point projecting backward, as on the stinger of a bee.
To cause to seem little or smaller than something else:
To revile or abuse in scurrilous language.
To lower in value or social position.
Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.
To openly disregard, as by rejecting, defying, or ignoring
To speak evil of; defame; slander; traduce
To roast meat, etc.
To cause to feel ashamed to the point of doing something:
To strike with something flat, specif. the palm of the hand
To pass over lightly or carelessly; treat without due consideration.
Good wishes; regards:
Excessive, untrue, or insincere praise; exaggerated compliment or attention
To compliment excessively and often insincerely, especially in order to win favor.
(Obs.) To blow, swell, or puff up
Miff is defined as to do something that makes another person feel bad, or have something done to you that makes you feel bad.
Contemptuous defiance or disregard.
An object of mocking contempt, scorn, etc.
The definition of a twit is a silly or foolish person.
To act on in a detrimental way; cause harm to:
To cause physical pain to; hurt:
Courteous expressions of regard
A lack of courtesy or politeness; rudeness
An instance or source of this:
To incite to anger or resentment:
To make too low an estimate of the quantity, degree, or worth of:
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