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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Contumely (0.01059 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Contumely.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: contumely contumely n : 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” [syn: abuse, insult, revilement, vilification]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Contumely Contumely \Con"tu*me*ly\, n. [L. contumelia, prob. akin to contemnere to despise: cf. OF. contumelie. Cf. Contumacy.] Rudeness compounded of haughtiness and contempt; scornful insolence; despiteful treatment; disdain; contemptuousness in act or speech; disgrace. [1913 Webster] The oppressor's wrong, the proud man's contumely. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Nothing aggravates tyranny so much as contumely. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


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