HyperDic: affront

English > 2 senses of the word affront:
NOUNactaffront, insulta deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
VERBcommunicationaffront, diss, insulttreat, mention, or speak to rudely
affront > pronunciation
Soundsahfrah'nt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > affront: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect.
Synonyminsult
NarrowerindignityAn affront to one's dignity or self-esteem
scandalization, scandalisation, outrageThe act of scandalizing
Broaderdiscourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activityA lack of politeness
Spanishafrenta, agravio, insulto, ofensa
Catalanafront, injúria, insult, ofensa
Verbsaffronttreat, mention, or speak to rudely
English > affront: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningtreat, mention, or speak to rudely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to affront Sue
Synonymsdiss, insult
Broaderhurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spitehurt the feelings of
Spanishafrentar, agraviar, injuriar, insultar, ofender, ultrajar
Catalanafrontar, insultar, ultratjar
Nounsaffronta deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect

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