Contumely meaning

kŏn'to͝o-mə-lē, -tyo͝o-, -təm-lē
Rudeness or contempt arising from arrogance; insolence.
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An insolent or arrogant remark or act.
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An instance of this; scornful insult.
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Offensive and abusive language or behaviour; scorn, insult.
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Haughty and contemptuous rudeness; insulting and humiliating treatment or language.
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Origin of contumely

From Old French contumelie, from Latin contumēlia (“insult”), perhaps from com- + tumeō (“swell”).