Definition of add insult to injury
- People were forced to work longer hours, and to add insult to injury, the company decided not to give pay raises.
: to join or unite so as to bring about an increase or improvement
: to say further : append
: to combine (numbers) into an equivalent simple quantity or number
: to behave with pride or arrogance : vaunt
: to treat with insolence, indignity, or contempt : affront
: a gross indignity
: injury to the body or one of its parts
: an act that damages or hurts : wrong
: violation of another's rights for which the law allows an action to recover damages
: hurt, damage, or loss sustained
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