Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun insult

2 senses of insult

Sense 1
abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilification -- (a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team")
       => disrespect, discourtesy -- (an expression of lack of respect)

Sense 2
insult, affront -- (a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult")
       => discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activity -- (a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb insult

1 sense of insult

Sense 1
diss, insult, affront -- (treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone")
       => hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite -- (hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego")

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