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tr.v. af·front·ed, af·front·ing, af·fronts
1. To insult intentionally, especially openly. See Synonyms at offend.
a. To meet defiantly; confront: affront danger.
b. Obsolete To meet or encounter (another) face to face.
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.]
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formal experiencing an insult
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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] adj → offensé(e)
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