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See definition of insults on Dictionary.com
  • as inabuse
  • as inrevilement
  • as inreviling
  • as inscurrility
  • as inscurrilousness
  • as invituperation

synonyms for insults

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

antonyms for insults

MOST RELEVANT
  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • exaltation
  • flattery
  • praise
  • acclamation
  • adulation
  • aid
  • help
  • plaudit
  • preservation
  • respect
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    How to use insults in a sentence

    And when wine had unselfed my noble father, you received his passionate insults with forbearance and forgiveness!
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    Aristide interposed, his Southern being athrob with the insults heaped upon the woman.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    I endured his insults until the time came when further forbearance would have been a disgrace, and then I closed with him.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    Of course the cook sought to counteract such tendencies, but he had to be very circumspect, for Sambo resented insults fiercely.
    THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
    He was interred the next day amidst execrations and vulgar insults, which he could not feel.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    The stranger swallows their insults, and casts toward the bridegroom a beseeching glance.
    FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
    Bud chose the cooking, and went away down the flat, the bluejay screaming insults after him.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
    Open insults and threats were offered by the rebel soldiery whenever opportunity afforded.
    PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
    M. de Noailles left London at six in the morning to avoid insults.
    PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
    The servants gossip about me—the woman I have for a nurse despises me and insults me, and I have not the courage to rebuke her.
    LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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