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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: affront nista
English → English (WordNet) Definition: affront affront n : a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of an affront; “turning his back on me was a deliberate insult” [syn: insult] 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” [syn: diss, insult]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Affront Affront \Af*front"\, 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.] [1913 Webster] All the sea-coasts do affront the Levant. --Holland. [1913 Webster] That he, as 't were by accident, may here Affront Ophelia. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To face in defiance; to confront; as, to affront death; hence, to meet in hostile encounter. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] 3. To offend by some manifestation of disrespect; to insult to the face by demeanor or language; to treat with marked incivility. [1913 Webster] How can any one imagine that the fathers would have dared to affront the wife of Aurelius? --Addison. [1913 Webster] Syn: To insult; abuse; outrage; wound; illtreat; slight; defy; offend; provoke; pique; nettle. [1913 Webster] Affront \Af*front"\, n. [Cf. F. affront, fr. affronter.] 1. An encounter either friendly or hostile. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I walked about, admired of all, and dreaded On hostile ground, none daring my affront. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Contemptuous or rude treatment which excites or justifies resentment; marked disrespect; a purposed indignity; insult. [1913 Webster] Offering an affront to our understanding. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. An offense to one's self-respect; shame. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] Syn: Affront, Insult, Outrage. 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 outrages. --Crabb. [1913 Webster]


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