Word:

Affront

Af`front´
v. t.1.To front; to face in position; to meet or encounter face to face.
[imp. & p. p. Affronted; p. pr. & vb. n. Affronting.]
All the sea-coasts do affront the Levant.
- Holland.
That he, as 't were by accident, may here
Affront Ophelia.
- Shak.
2.To face in defiance; to confront; as, to affront death; hence, to meet in hostile encounter.
3.To offend by some manifestation of disrespect; to insult to the face by demeanor or language; to treat with marked incivility.
n.1.An encounter either friendly or hostile.
2.Contemptuous or rude treatment which excites or justifies resentment; marked disrespect; a purposed indignity; insult.
Offering an affront to our understanding.
- Addison.
3.An offense to one's self-respect; shame.
Noun1.affront - a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of an affront; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
Synonyms: insult
Verb1.affront - treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
Synonyms: diss, insult
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