contumelious

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Rudely contemptuous; showing contumely; insolent or disdainful

The pad would not stay on Modestine’s back for half a moment. I returned it to its maker, with whom I had so contumelious a passage that the street outside was crowded from wall to wall with gossips looking on and listening.

{a} reproachful, abusive, rude
arrogantly insolent
Exhibiting contumely; rudely contemptuous; insolent; disdainful
{s} contrary, perverse
Of or pertaining to rudely contemptuous; insolent; disdainful
Shameful; disgraceful
contumeliously
{a} reproachfully, rudely
contumelious

    Hyphenation

    con·tu·me·li·ous

    Pronunciation

    Etymology

    [ "kän-tü-'mE-lE-& ] (adjective.) 15th century. From Latin contumēliōsus (“insulting; abusive”) contumēlia (“affront, abuse, insult”).

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