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Noun: affront  u'frúnt
  1. A deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    "turning his back on me was a deliberate affront";
    - insult
Verb: affront  u'frúnt
  1. Treat, mention, or speak to rudely
    - diss [informal], insult, dis [informal]

Derived forms: affronted, affronting, affronts

Type of: bruise, discourtesy, hurt, injure, offence [Brit, Cdn], offend, offense [US], offensive activity, spite, wound

Encyclopedia: Affront