affronted

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adjective af·front·ed \ ə-ˈfrən-təd \

Definition of affronted

:feeling or showing anger or indignation at some offense or insult
  • He sounded deeply/highly affronted.
  • … a lady with gray curls, walking her dog, looked up in affronted surprise at the impertinence of his smile …
  • —Belva Plain
  • The two are civil to each other now, but Sampson felt affronted and doesn't conceal his coolness toward Fitch.
  • —Alexander Wolff

First Known Use of affronted

1663



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