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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Affront (0.01186 detik)
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n : a deliberately offensive act or something producing the
effect of an affront; “turning his back on me was a
v : treat, mention, or speak to rudely; “He insulted her with
his rude remarks”
; “the student who had betrayed his
classmate was dissed by everyone”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Affronted
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Affronting
.] [OF. afronter, F. affronter, to
confront, LL. affrontare to strike against, fr. L. ad + frons
forehead, front. See Front
1. To front; to face in position; to meet or encounter face
to face. [Obs.]
All the sea-coasts do affront the Levant. --Holland.
That he, as 't were by accident, may here
Affront Ophelia. --Shak.
2. To face in defiance; to confront; as, to affront death;
hence, to meet in hostile encounter. [Archaic]
3. To offend by some manifestation of disrespect; to insult
to the face by demeanor or language; to treat with marked
How can any one imagine that the fathers would have
dared to affront the wife of Aurelius? --Addison.
Syn: To insult; abuse; outrage; wound; illtreat; slight;
defy; offend; provoke; pique; nettle.
, n. [Cf. F. affront, fr. affronter.]
1. An encounter either friendly or hostile. [Obs.]
I walked about, admired of all, and dreaded
On hostile ground, none daring my affront. --Milton.
2. Contemptuous or rude treatment which excites or justifies
resentment; marked disrespect; a purposed indignity;
Offering an affront to our understanding. --Addison.
3. An offense to one's self-respect; shame. --Arbuthnot.
Usage: An affront is a designed mark of disrespect, usually
in the presence of others. An insult is a personal
attack either by words or actions, designed to
humiliate or degrade. An outrage is an act of extreme
and violent insult or abuse. An affront piques and
mortifies; an insult irritates and provokes; an
outrage wounds and injures.
Captious persons construe every innocent freedom
into an affront. When people are in a state of
animosity, they seek opportunities of offering
each other insults. Intoxication or violent
passion impels men to the commission of