Adjective "Affronted" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Affronted


    Definition:

    1. a personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display of disrespect; intentional slight; insult: an affront to the king.

    2. an offense to one's dignity or self-respect. verb (used with object)

    3. to offend by an open manifestation of disrespect or insolence: His speech affronted all of us.

    4. to make ashamed or confused; embarrass.

    5. Archaic. to front; face; look on.

    6. Obsolete. to meet or encounter face to face; confront.

    Origin:
    affront

    Examples:

    "people can be affronted."

    "venoms can be affronted."

    "silences can be affronted."

    "retorts can be affronted."

    "rainbows can be affronted."

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