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insult

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of insult

  1. an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings panelists on that political talk show simply exchange insults, not ideas Synonyms affront, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, dig, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, name, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slur Related Words catcall, gibe (or jibe), jeer, mock, quip, sneer, taunt; abuse, invective, vituperation; disapproval, opprobrium; disgrace, dishonor, shame; attack, criticism, knock, slam, swipe; torment, torture Near Antonyms accolade, commendation, compliment; acclaim, applause, praise; adulation, flattery


insult

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of insult

  1. to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in insulted their hosts by casually remarking about the outdated look of their home Synonyms affront, dis (also diss) [slang], disrespect, offend, outrage, slap, slight, wound Related Words cut, snub; displease, distress, disturb, hurt, miff, pain, trouble, upset; jeer, mock, ridicule, sneer (at), taunt; defame, disparage, libel, malign, revile, slander, slur, smear; oppress, persecute, torment, torture Near Antonyms acclaim, applaud, approve, hail; commend, compliment, eulogize, praise; adulate, flatter, sweet-talk; exalt, glorify, honor; delight, gratify, please, satisfy


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