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9.
An insult that seems like a compliment until you think about it.
Example: Person 1: Did you cut your hair? It looks nice, although there's a lot of gray in it.

Person 2: Um, thanks.

People who like to use complisults are usually people who have no clue, are narcissists, have no social skills or tact, or they just feel threatened and insecure, i.e., lizard- titted middle- aged menopausal women who are attention grabbing twits.
by ponylovr June 11, 2010
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1.
A backhanded compliment.
"That's such a nice dress. It does wonders for your figure."

This person has just delievered a complisult.
by Ira G May 07, 2006
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2.
When one makes a statement to another that is part compliment, part insult.

Popularized by the NBC show Community.
Nurse: He'd like to see Annie next...

Jeff: You know what? No. He'll see Jeff next.

*Gets up to Leave*

Nurse: Wait, you're not suppo-

Jeff: Or what? You'll do twice the work of a doctor for half the pay?

*Leaves Defiantly*

Nurse: ... Thank you?

Britta: Call it a Complisult. Part compliment, part insult-He invented them. I coined the term. See what I did there? That was an Explanabrag.
by VinBot February 12, 2012
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3.
An compliment mixed with an insult, neither hidden.
Sdean: You have nice eyes there, big nose
Sdean: see thats a compliment mixed with an insult I call it a complisult
by 403Forbidden August 29, 2006
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4.
When you are complimented and insulted in the same sentence.
Example of a complisult: "You are not the smartest person I know, but you are not the dumbest either."
by Dos Manos July 21, 2011
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5.
A compliment that is really an insult, or an insult that is really a compliment
"He called me a wannabe geek. Now I'm not sure if he was being nice or mean. I suppose he meant it as a complisult"
by chitsb January 09, 2009
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6.
An insult worded in the form of a compliment, or an accidental insult meant to be a compliment.
Instead of an insult, that bitch gave me a complisult to try to seem nice. "I see you look less fat than usual today." insult compliment wrongdoing accident
by miss tumblr January 13, 2014
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7.
A compliment with an implied insult.
That dress doesn't make you look THAT fat". "Wow, thanks for the complisult!"
by ilivelaffluvx3 April 08, 2011
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