Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: insult
Function: noun
Text: an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings <yelling an insult at the bully was not a very smart thing to do>
Synonyms affront, barb, dart, dig, epithet, indignity, name, offense (or offence), outrage, put-down, sarcasm, slight, slur
Related Words gibe (or jibe), jeer, sneer, taunt; abuse, invective, vituperation; disapproval, opprobrium; disgrace, dishonor, shame; attack, criticism, slam; torment, torture
Near Antonyms accolade, commendation, compliment; acclaim, applause, praise; adulation, flattery