Definición de affront en inglés:
- 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’.
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- 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.
confront from (mid 16th century):
If you confront someone you are literally face to face with them. It comes from Latin confrontare, formed from con- ‘with’ and frons, front- ‘face’. Similarly affront (Middle English) comes from an Old French source meaning ‘to strike someone on the forehead, insult them to their face’ from Latin ad frontem ‘to the face’.
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