Definición de affront en inglés:

affront

Saltos de línea: af|front
Pronunciación: /əˈfrʌnt
 
/

sustantivo

An action or remark that causes outrage or offence: he took his son’s desertion as a personal affront the sackings were an affront to justice
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I don't consider an insensitive person who won't pick up after their dog an affront to my personal beliefs.
  • His no-show for any reason other than a personal trauma is a disgrace and an affront to local democracy.
  • At the time she said the ad was not intended to cause offence and described the ban as ‘absurd and an affront to the British sense of humour’.
Sinónimos
insult, offence, indignity, slight, snub, slur, aspersion, provocation, injury, put down, humiliation; outrage, atrocity, scandal, injustice, abuse, desecration, violation
informal slap in the face, kick in the teeth

verbo

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Offend the modesty or values of: she was affronted by his familiarity
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She was affronted by this terrible slight on her husband's generosity.
  • Joel looked slightly affronted by that question but smiled.
  • I was slightly affronted that he seemed to know more about it than I did.
Sinónimos
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

Origen

Middle English (as a verb): from Old French afronter 'to slap in the face, insult', based on Latin ad frontem 'to the face'.

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