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Noun
An action or remark that causes outrage or offense
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“She interpreted my critique of her works as a personal affront.”
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A feeling of outrage or offense
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“Valéry describes the shock, and the affront, felt by those earlier poets when exposed to the music of Wagner and Berlioz.”
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Energetic earthiness
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The state of being intractable
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The act or state of humiliating (someone) or being humiliated
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Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
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A bad reflection on someone or something
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An injury to a person's feelings or reputation
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An extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury
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A joke, typically a critical or unkind one
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The act of injuring another's reputation by slander
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The state of being unhappy, disappointed, or anxious
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Verb
To offend the modesty or values of
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“He finally ventured forth, hungering to know more about her, yet dreading to affront her with his unseemly curiosity.”
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To bother or annoy someone
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To ignore or disregard contemptuously
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Rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
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To come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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Be constantly or visibly anxious
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