What is another word for contumeliously?

Pronunciation: [kɒntjuːmˈɛlɪəsli] (IPA)

Contumeliously is a word used to describe behavior that is insolently insulting or contemptuous. Synonyms for the word contumeliously include malignantly, insolently, rudely, offensively, scornfully, impertinently, disdainfully, and contemptuously. These synonyms refer to behavior, speech, or writing that shows disrespect or disregard for others' feelings or opinions, or that is done in a way that is intentionally hurtful or offensive. The use of these synonyms can help to add variety and clarity to your writing while conveying the intended meaning more effectively. Additionally, knowing and using synonyms can improve your vocabulary and strengthen your overall communication skills.

What are the hypernyms for Contumeliously?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Contumeliously

In great wrath he swore to take vengeance on the man who had dared to tear up his complaint so contumeliously.
"Legends of the Rhine"
Wilhelm Ruland
One might believe Lucullus thought his money really captive and barbarian, so wantonly and contumeliously did he treat it.
"Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans"
Clough, Arthur Hugh
And that Onomarchus contumeliously answered him, that the field had been a more proper place than this to show his contempt of death.
"Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans"
Clough, Arthur Hugh

Semantically related words: contumelious, contumelia

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