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affronted

[ uh-fruhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF affronted

Synonyms for affronted

  • abuse
  • anger
  • annoy
  • confront
  • criticize
  • displease
  • dispraise
  • encounter
  • face
  • meet
  • offend
  • outrage
  • pique
  • provoke
  • slander
  • slight
  • taunt
  • vex
  • dump on
  • give a zinger
  • give the cold shoulder
  • hit where one lives
  • put down
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Antonyms for affronted

  • aid
  • approve
  • avoid
  • calm
  • compliment
  • delight
  • flatter
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • praise
  • respect
  • retreat
  • soothe
  • appease
  • assuage
  • gratify
  • mollify
  • placate
  • satisfy
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AFFRONTED

So far as I could gather, his modesty was affronted by this revelation of his lower legs.

The driver was affronted, but the farmer pacified him by an appeal to his fear.

That comforted him; since he had affronted her, he was reassured.

"Which means that you don't know me," she replied, not at all affronted.

Her pride was affronted; and yet it was not as if an inferior had rebuked her.

And I tell you plainly that you have affronted her for the very last time!

Rose caught it, and said, "Well, am I to be affronted any more?"

And worse than that, dear John, I got into a passion, and affronted her.

He could not put his finger on the exact trouble, but John Hunter was affronted.

The woman smiled, not at all affronted by the lack of courtesy shown her.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from affront (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AFFRONTED

angrier

adjectivebeing mad, often extremely mad
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