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backhanded compliment

  • as inindignity
  • as inaspersion
  • as intaunt
  • as inleft-handed compliment
  • as inaffront
  • as inderision
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Synonyms for backhanded compliment

noun embarrassment, humiliation
  • injustice
  • insult
  • opprobrium
  • abuse
  • affront
  • contumely
  • discourtesy
  • dishonor
  • disrespect
  • grievance
  • injury
  • obloquy
  • outrage
  • put-down
  • reproach
  • slap
  • slight
  • slur
  • snub
  • taunt
  • backhanded compliment
  • take-down

Antonyms for backhanded compliment

  • aid
  • approval
  • compliment
  • esteem
  • flattery
  • help
  • honor
  • praise
  • respect
  • dignity
  • regard
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to backhanded compliment

affront

noun. an insult

aspersion

noun. verbal exhibition of bad temper

derision

noun. insult, disrespect

indignity

noun. embarrassment, humiliation

taunt

noun. provocation; teasing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.