English noun: contumely
|1.||contumely (communication) a rude expression intended to offend or hurt|
|Samples||When a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse.|
They yelled insults at the visiting team.
|Synonyms||abuse, insult, revilement, vilification|
|Broader (hypernym)||discourtesy, disrespect|
|Narrower (hyponym)||billingsgate, cut, invective, low blow, scurrility, stinger, vitriol, vituperation|