過去式：affronted 過去分詞：affronted 現在分詞：affronting
- 1. 公開侮辱；有意冒犯 affront human dignity 對人的尊嚴表示輕蔑
- 2. 勇敢地面對 affront death 臨死不懼
- 3. 【古】面對
- 1. 公然侮辱；輕蔑[C] It was an affront to common decency. 這是對社會禮儀的公然冒犯。
... to another, either by word or act; an act or speech of insolence or contempt; an affront; an indignity. The ruthless sneer that insult adds to grief...
....com) –verb (used with object) 1. to show disrespect for; affront. 2. to disparage; belittle. –noun 3. insult or disparagement; criticism.
... of Purgatory and those who had would take it as a personal affront, if he insinuated, even in prayer, that so fine a man as Mr. ...