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affront

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of affront

  1. an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings took it as an affront that she wasn't asked to help cook Thanksgiving dinner Synonyms of affront insult, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, dig, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, name, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slurWords Related to affront catcall, gibe (or jibe), jeer, mock, quip, sneer, taunt; abuse, invective, vituperation; disapproval, opprobrium; disgrace, dishonor, shame; attack, criticism, knock, slam, swipe; torment, tortureNear Antonyms of affront accolade, commendation, compliment; acclaim, applause, praise; adulation, flattery

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affront

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of affront

  1. to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in did not mean to affront you when I told you I didn't need your help Synonyms of affront insult, dis (also diss) [slang], disrespect, offend, outrage, slap, slight, woundWords Related to affront cut, snub; displease, distress, disturb, hurt, miff, pain, trouble, upset; jeer, mock, ridicule, sneer (at), taunt; defame, disparage, libel, malign, revile, slander, slur, smear; oppress, persecute, torment, tortureNear Antonyms of affront acclaim, applaud, approve, hail; commend, compliment, eulogize, praise; adulate, flatter, sweet-talk; exalt, glorify, honor; delight, gratify, please, satisfy



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