contumely contumely

Definition(s):

  • (n) a rude expression intended to offend or hurt

Usage(s):

  1. So, as much as I'd like to, I cahn't join the chorus of critical contumely.
  2. Academic has become synonymous with trite, stale and vapid in the vocabulary of artistic contumely.
  3. The pens and tongues of contumely were arrested.
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