Synonyms for affront

Synonyms for (noun) affront

Synonyms: insult, affront

Definition: a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect

Usage: turning his back on me was a deliberate insult

Similar words: discourtesy, offence, offense, offensive activity

Definition: a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others

Synonyms for (verb) affront

Synonyms: affront, diss, insult

Definition: treat, mention, or speak to rudely

Usage: He insulted her with his rude remarks; the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone

Similar words: bruise, hurt, injure, offend, wound, spite

Definition: hurt the feelings of

Usage: She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests; This remark really bruised my ego