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Synonyms for contumelyˈkɒn tʊ mə li, -tyʊ-; kənˈtu mə li, -ˈtyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilification(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    smear, ill-treatment, malignment, contumely, vilification, insult, revilement, ill-usage, misuse, affront, maltreatment, abuse

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contumely

    Synonyms:
    contempt, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, humiliation, ignominy, infamy, oblivion, obscurity, shame

    Antonyms:
    celebrity, credit, distinction, eminence, fame, glory, honor, laurels, notoriety, renown, reputation, repute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contumely(n.)

    Synonyms:
    obloquy, reproach, opprobrium, abuse, contemptuousness, insolence, rudeness, blackguardism, superciliousness, arrogance, scorn, contempt, disdain


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