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Sentence count:66+4 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-20Updated:2017-03-20
Synonym: offenseprovocationSimilar words: effronteryfrontseafrontconfrontfrontierforefrontin front ofin the frontMeaning: [ə'frʌnt]  n. a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect. v. treat, mention, or speak to rudely. 
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(1) His refusal to see me was an affront.
(2) He took his son's desertion as a personal affront.
(3) Your behaviour is an affront to public decency.
(4) He regarded the comments as an affront to his dignity.
(5) His speech was an affront to all decent members of the community.
(6) This remark caused affront to many people.
(7) I will pouch up no such affront.
(8) The comments were an affront to his pride.
(9) The play was considered an affront to public morals.
(10) It's an affront to human dignity to keep someone alive like this.
(11) His speech was an affront to many in the local community.
(12) This is both an affront and a challenge.
(13) He would take it as a personal affront.
(14) That is an affront to people in temporary accommodation and in housing stress.
(15) It would be an affront to the fundamental beliefs of many churchgoers and insensitive hypocrisy of the worst kind.
(16) The officials saw their very existence as an affront to the creation of the master race.
(17) Ellen knew it was more an affront to his male ego than losing Jackie.
(18) This should not be taken as an affront to Philip's power and prestige.
(19) This was no longer an affront to the public conscience[], where the suicide resulted from mental instability.
(20) Nonconformists saw slavery as an affront to their religion; utilitarians dismissed it as inefficient.
(21) Second, would it be an affront to the public conscience to allow the plaintiff to recover.
(22) The bold canvas on which they worked was, as I have suggested already, a deliberate affront to traditional religion.
(23) Sadly, his tenure has been characterised, too, by an affront to the House and to our democracy.
(24) Only boys like the ones at Ferguson could carry off such an affront.
(25) You're bad enough about lunch, but to miss breakfast is an affront to civilisation.
(26) The two are said to have been turned into lions because of some affront offered either to Zeus or to Aphrodite.
(27) It was as if Gillray's avaricious monarch was more of an affront than the voluptuary suffering from the horrors of dissipation.
(28) By contrast, bureaucrats tend to regard advice from superiors as an affront and are not shy about saying so.
(29) Though I only intended it as a joke, he took it as a personal affront.
(30) Lord Wyatt, the Master, seemed to take every check and every lost line as a personal affront.
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