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insults

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  • nounhateful communication
  • verbabuse, offend
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Synonyms for insults

noun hateful communication
  • abuse
  • affront
  • blasphemy
  • contempt
  • disgrace
  • disrespect
  • indignity
  • invective
  • libel
  • outrage
  • put-down
  • scorn
  • shame
  • slander
  • slap
  • slight
  • snub
  • taunt
  • aspersion
  • contumely
  • derision
  • despite
  • discourtesy
  • disdainfulness
  • ignominy
  • impertinence
  • impudence
  • incivility
  • insolence
  • mockery
  • obloquy
  • offense
  • opprobrium
  • rudeness
  • scurrility
  • slam
  • superciliousness
  • vilification
  • vituperation
  • black eye
  • cheap shot
  • slap in the face
  • unpleasantry

Antonyms for insults

  • approval
  • compliment
  • delight
  • esteem
  • flattery
  • honor
  • praise
  • regard
  • respect
  • reverence
  • happiness
  • humility
  • kindness
  • politeness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to insults

abuse

noun. verbal attack
  • bad-mouthing
  • blame
  • castigation
  • censure
  • curse
  • curses
  • defamation
  • derision
  • hosing
  • insults
  • invective
  • kicking around
  • knifing
  • libel
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • pushing around
  • put-down
  • quinine
  • reproach
  • revilement
  • scolding
  • signifying
  • slander
  • swearing
  • tirade
  • upbraiding
  • vilification
  • vituperation

scurrility

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