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Synonyms of affront in English:


  • the paintings, in his view, were an affront to public morality
    outrage, atrocity, scandal, injustice, abuse, desecration, violation
    informal slap in the face, kick in the teeth
    [Antonyms] compliment
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  • she was affronted by his familiarity
    insult, offend, outrage, mortify, provoke, slight, hurt, pique, wound, put out, irk, displease, distress, bother, rankle, needle, vex, gall, scandalize, disgust, disgruntle, put someone's back up, ruffle someone's feathers, make someone's hackles rise, raise someone's hackles
    [Antonyms] compliment
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