Creating severe damage to the victim.
And when accompanied with "power" words, this term can be even more offensive.
ex: You're a fucking cunt.
Damage: 300 hit combo with a fatality and a complimentary kick to the chops & genitalia.
BAM! That old hag has no idea wtf is happening. She just got assaulted by 300 of your verbal attackers, murdered, kicked in the teeth and her own sour vagina.
It has almost replaced the word 'mate', often used in Australia to refer to people in a conversation when they can't be bothered trying to remember your name.
American feminist: I find that insulting
Sick Aussie Cunt: Piss off
Sick Aussie Cunt 1: Sup cunt?
Sick Aussie Cunt 2: Nothing much, cunt.