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adjective as in insulted

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Meanwhile, a new generation of “wolf warrior” diplomats peddle conspiracy theories and lash out at perceived affronts.

From Time

“It’s an outright affront to the government in its entirety,” says Antaeus Edelsohn, a University of Richmond law student and vexillology enthusiast.

From Quartz

Every executive order is a tyrannical affront to the Constitution.

Spears’s slick, breezy pop was an affront to rockist sensibilities, and claiming that Spears was fake was an easy way to dismiss her.

From Vox

Soldera comes across like that uncle who, once affronted, crosses you off forever.

Indeed, when his Democratic opponent challenged his pro-choice bona fides, he acted affronted.

Not only was he annoyed, but he considered himself affronted by what seemed to him an unjust criticism.

And now you blame me,” cried I, “because I canna laugh and sing as if I was glad to be affronted.

At my first appearance, many of the young members affronted me highly, and demanded several scurrilous questions.

Joan, affronted by the savage impertinence, met her eyes defiantly, not giving an inch before the unexpected charge.

Into Natalie Weymans darkening eyes flared an expression of affronted surprise.


On this page you'll find 158 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to affronted, such as: annoyed, bitter, enraged, exasperated, furious, and heated.

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