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affronts, plural;
  1. Offend the modesty or values of
    • - she was affronted by his familiarity
  1. An action or remark that causes outrage or offense
    • - he took his son's desertion as a personal affront
    • - privilege publicly worn is an affront to democracy

  1. diss: treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
  2. insult: a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
  3. This article describes the fictional species of the 'Culture' science-fiction setting of Iain M. Banks which are mentioned in greater detail in the novels (with the exception of the pan-humans of the Culture themselves, who are described in great detail in the Culture main article).
  4. An open or intentional offense, slight, or insult; A hostile encounter or meeting; To insult intentionally, especially openly; To meet defiantly; to confront; To meet or encounter face to face
  5. (Affronted) Descriptive of two figures placed front to front. Compare addorsed.
  6. (Affronted) A pair of similar figures that face one another, rather than the same way.
  7. (Affronted) Term applied to two figures, usually animals, placed symmetrically facing each other, often found on capitals.
  8. (affronting) obviously and purposely insulting
  9. This is a bad dream. The dreamer is sure to shed tears and weep. For a young woman to dream that she is affronted, denotes that some unfriendly person will take advantage of her ignorance to place her in a compromising situation with a stranger, or to jeopardize her interests with a friend.
  10. insult openly; embarrass