affronted


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af·front

 (ə-frŭnt′)
tr.v. af·front·ed, af·front·ing, af·fronts
1. To insult intentionally, especially openly. See Synonyms at offend.
2.
a. To meet defiantly; confront: affront danger.
b. Obsolete To meet or encounter (another) face to face.
n.
1. An open or intentional offense, slight, or insult: Such behavior is an affront to society.
2. Obsolete A hostile encounter or meeting.

[Middle English afrounten, from Old French afronter : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin frōns, front-, face; see front.]

affronted

(əˈfrʌntɪd)
adj
formal experiencing an insult
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affronted

adjective offended, cross, angry, upset, slighted, outraged, insulted, annoyed, stung, incensed, indignant, irate, miffed (informal), displeased, peeved (informal), piqued He pretended to be affronted, but inwardly he was pleased.
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affronted

[əˈfrʌntɪd] adjoffensé(e)
References in classic literature ?
A short, stout, ruddy young fellow, very pugnacious concerning whales, who somehow seemed to think that the great Leviathans had personally and hereditarily affronted him; and therefore it was a sort of point of honor with him, to destroy them whenever encountered.
Never, madam," cried he, affronted in his turn: "never, I assure you.
My father had once been a favourite of hers, I believe; but she was mortally affronted by his marriage, on the ground that my mother was 'a wax doll'.
I would further beg, as Noureddin publicly affronted me, that the execution might be in front of the palace, and that it might be proclaimed throughout the city, so that no one may be ignorant of it.
D'Artagnan led away the Swiss in spite of lamentations on the part of the hostess, who in reality found her heart inclining toward her former lover, though she would not have been sorry to give a lesson to that haughty musketeer who had affronted her by the refusal of her hand.
and I don’t feel astonishment that you are so affronted with the thoughts, of being forced to quit a comfortable home like this.