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affront

noun

1 affront

A deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect.

synonym: insult.

Roget 929: disrespect, disesteem, disestimation; disparagement etc. (dispraise) 932, (detraction) 934.    irreverence; slight, neglect, spretae injuria formae [Lat.] [Vergil], ... show more

Roget 907: malevolence; bad intent, bad intention; unkindness, diskindness; ill nature, ill will, ill blood; bad blood; enmity etc. 889; hate etc. ... show more

Roget 900: resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation; exasperation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation.    pique, umbrage, huff, miff, ... show more

Roget 830: painfulness etc. adj.; trouble, care etc. (pain) 828; trial; affliction, infliction; blow, stroke, burden, ... show more

Dutch: vernederen, krenken, uitschelden, grieven, affronteren, beledigen, smaad, belediging, affront
Polish: obra┼╝enie



verb

1 affront

Treat, mention, or speak to rudely.

synonyms: diss, insult.

Roget 830: cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain etc. 828; pain, hurt, wound.    pinch, ... show more

Roget 929: hold in disrespect etc. (despise) 930; misprize, disregard, slight, trifle with, set at naught, pass by, push aside, overlook, turn one's back upon, laugh in one's sleeve; ... show more

Roget 900: resent, take amiss, take ill, take to heart, take offense, take umbrage, take huff, take exception; take in ill part, take in bad part, take in dudgeon; ne pas entendre raillerie [Fr.]; breathe revenge, cut up rough.    ... show more

Dutch: dissen, belediging, affronteren, kwetsen, krenken, uitschelden, beledigen


Moby thesaurus: aggrieve, aspersion, atrocity, barb, beard, bell the cat, bid defiance, bite the bullet, brave, brazen, brazen out, breast, brickbat, bring before, bring forward, bring up, call names, call out, casus belli, challenge ... show more.

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