• Definition for "contumelious"
    • Rudely contemptuous; showing contumely; insolent or disdainful.
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    • Every kind of contumelious reproach is…
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contumelious definition

  • adjective:
    • Rudely contemptuous; showing contumely; insolent or disdainful.
    • Exhibiting contumely; rudely contemptuous; insolent; disdainful.
    • Shameful; disgraceful.
    • arrogantly insolent
  • others:
    • Indicating or expressive of contumely; haughtily offensive; contemptuous; insolent; rude and sarcastic: stated of acts or things.
    • Haughty and contemptuous; disposed to taunt or even to insult; insolent; supercilious: said of individuals.
    • Reproachful; shameful; ignominious.
    • Synonyms 1 and 2. See listing under abusive.
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