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Synonyms for contumely
ˈkɒn tʊ mə li, -tyʊ-; kənˈtu mə li, -ˈtyu-con·tu·me·ly

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  1. contumely

    Synonyms:
    contemptuousness, scornfulness, arrogance, disrespect, obloquy

    Antonyms:
    respect, regard, obligingness, accommodation, considerateness, flattery, adulation, obsequiousness, fawning

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  1. abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilificationnoun

    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, vilification, insult, revilement, ill-usage, misuse, affront, maltreatment, abuse

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  1. contumelynoun

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

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