Synonyms of affront in English:



  • 1 an affront to public morality
    insult, offense, indignity, slight, snub, put-down, provocation, injury;
    outrage, atrocity, scandal
    informal slap in the face, kick in the teeth
  • verb

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  • 1 she was affronted by his familiarity
    insult, offend, mortify, provoke, pique, wound, hurt;
    put out, irk, displease, bother, rankle, vex, gall;
    outrage, scandalize, disgust
    informal put someone's back up, needle
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    Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
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