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Synonyms for affront

Synonyms for affront

to cause resentment or hurt by callous, rude behavior

an act that offends a person's sense of pride or dignity

Synonyms for affront

a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect

treat, mention, or speak to rudely

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It is a direct affront on the Indian legal system of the sovereign, democratic republic of India and an open challenge to the judgement by the Hon'ble NCLT principal bench.
It's an affront to the British public that the Tories stress commitment when in practice they do anything but.
Not only an outrageous abuse of statistics but an affront to the population of the town.
Summary: Court finds rapper guilty of affront to public decency, and sentences his to four months in jail.
THE JD( U) has raised objection to the construction of a gigantic iron statue of late Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Narendra Modiruled Gujarat, saying that it is an affront to the great leader as the metal is considered to be a symbol of bad omen.
ENGLAND'S footballers should be banned from singing God Save The Queen before matches because it is an affront to the Welsh, a Liberal Democrat MP has said.
A Yemeni government proposal to grant President Ali Abdullah Saleh amnesty in return for his speedy exit is an affront to thousands who suffered under his rule and should be rejected by the parliament, U.
Judge Haviv wrote, "The affront to the accused's freedom of expression is the most extreme affront one can imagine in a democratic country.
Electoral Reform Society chief executive Ken Ritchie said: "We believe it would be an affront to democracy if the Westminster Parliament could impose its will on the Scottish Parliament in this matter without having a very strong reason to do so - and we have not heard a strong reason for the status quo.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the people of China are viewing the protests as an affront to their country during what should be "China's coming-out party, to celebrate its progress".
He added: "Your condemnation of the council is an affront to the professionalism and dedication of all those who, as members or staff, are providing vital services well.
VATICAN CITY -- In an unprecedented announcement, Pope Benedict XVI called skateboarders who propel themselves using their front foot "an abomination," and "an affront to all things radical.
A hate crime is an affront to the community and we intend to invoke the public's participation to identify and prosecute the perpetrator,'' he said.
Plans to hold the controversial event close to the Jewish New Year had offended leaders in the Jewish community, who saw the choice as a deliberate affront to faithful Jews in the city.