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affronts

noun
plural of affront

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings
  • took it as an affront that she wasn't invited to say a few words at the ribbon-cutting ceremony

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affronts

verb
present tense third-person singular of affront

Synonyms & Antonyms of affronts (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in
  • did not mean to affront you when I told you I didn't need your help

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“Affronts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/affronts. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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