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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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Non-wearers are being derided as insulters of the dead
(The two Shafi'i factions were similarly split on Muslim insulters of the Prophet, with al-Rafi'i allowing repentance for the capital crime and al-Juwayni and most of the Khurasani school rejecting it.
(139) The Gaelic American applauded their "sacrifice," which was "appreciated by the Irish Race." (140) The Irish World agreed, bemoaning the fact that the police were protecting the "insulters," meaning the film producers and exhibitors, rather than the "insulted," meaning those who were arrested.
The Ministry of Foreign Ministry said that showing tolerance encouraging to such insulters, under the pretext of guaranteeing the general freedoms, will instigate hatred between the Muslims and those who are against them and the fuelling of hostility with the Muslims, a matter that will then complicate the preservation of tolerance and religious co-existence.
Finally, to those professional insulters, kindly go and spell out your curses and insultsC* away from my clients the bats.-- Najeeb_alzamil@hotmail.com
Currently, millions of Baha'is and Ahmadis--followers of religions or interpretations that arose after Islam-are condemned en masse as insulters of Islam, and are subject to discriminatory laws and attacks by mobs, vigilantes, and terrorists.