affront

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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

References in classic literature ?
Dinner has already been refused; this is affronting to the house of les Medici.
Hayward felt that life was full of ugliness, his soul revolted from the thought of affronting again the cynicism of examiners, and he saw something rather splendid in kicking away the ball which lay at his feet.
It was still in the dining-room, very near the time for him to go forth affronting the elements in order to put in another day's work in his country's service.
As if he felt himself full to the throat with affronting sentiments.
EVIL gran Mulholland is the latest in a growing gallery of rogues to walk free from court despite their crimes affronting Scotland.