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insult

noun abuse, affront, aspersion, atrocity, defamation, defilement, derision, diatribe, disparagement, enormity, impertinence, incivility, indignity, insolence, mockery, offense, offensive remark, open disrespect, provocation, rebuff, revilement, ridicule, rudeness, slap in the face, slight, snub, uncomplimentary remarks, vulgarity

insult

verb affront, be rude to, denigrate, deride, disparage, display insolence toward, disregard, flout, hector, hold in derision, humiliate, jeer, mock, offend, pique, provoke, raise one's dander, rebuff, ridicule, treat with contemptuousness, treat with discourresy, treat with indignity
See also: affront, aspersion, bait, contumely, defamation, defilement, denigrate, diatribe, disoblige, disparage, disregard, disrespect, flout, harass, hector, humiliate, jeer, mock, pique, provocation, provoke, rebuff, revilement
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In response to this reading of the poem, the Turkish President filed a complaint in Germany claiming that he had been insulted by the recitation.
'And speaking of Khieu Samphan, on the day of negotiation [for the final surrender of the Khmer Rouge], he insulted me 20 times.
The first time he insulted me I had a response, a response that I know touched the point where he really feels hurt.
"She started yelling at me and insulted me," said the Emirati official.
After journalist Milenko Nedelkovski insulted Dutch ambassador to Macedonia Mariette Schuurman, a reaction came only from German Ambassador Gudrun Steinacker.
He can't get through even the most routine of interactions without leaving a trail of insulted bystanders in his wake, and he doesn't care at all.
The second report claims Youssef insulted Islam during his show's 14th episode by mocking the obligatory prayers.
Jason Miko in his column for Dnevnik writes that the Muslims have the absolute right to believe that the insult of their Prophet is wrong but to turn to violence each time when the prophet is insulted is simply evil.
The Foreign Ministry stressed that it also rejects assaults on the freedoms, lives and properties of people who have nothing to do with those who insulted the Muslims and their faith.
A Saudi male patient insulted Halah A., an Egyptian doctor working in a private hospital, after she asked him to wait for his turn in the waiting room.
Summary: Warwick Davis thinks being insulted by Ricky Gervais will be "an honour" for the A-listers at this weekend's Golden Globes.