Affront in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Affront

To insult intentionally, especially openly. | To meet defiantly; to confront. | (obsolete) To meet or encounter face to face.

Short Example Sentences for Affront

  • 1. He who can receive no affront can give none. 🔊
  • 2. He was awake, and was indignant at the affront put on him. 🔊
  • 3. Did they thus affront the Lord? 🔊
  • 4. There need be no affront to Tante, no alienation. 🔊
  • 5. A disservice to him was an affront to Almighty God. 🔊
  • 6. I am sure, Your Honour, that no affront was intended. 🔊
  • 7. Any offense or affront to the individual was a mortal offense. 🔊
  • 8. The man's conduct was a hurt and an affront to all of them. 🔊
  • 9. It is indeed considered as an affront to cut the hair for any crime. 🔊
  • 10. Be warned, and affront our sight no more with this wanton dress. 🔊
  • 11. It is almost an affront to look a man in the face, without being introduced. 🔊
  • 12. Ca m'aurait coute de faire un affront a ce garcon. 🔊
  • 13. Ellison, however, meekly pocketed the affront and continued his walk. 🔊
  • 14. The Czar will see in your usurpation an affront to his dignity. 🔊
  • 15. Lord Marquis, it much misgives me that this scene is concerted to affront me. 🔊
  • 16. The only danger I foresaw was the affront it might give Gloucester. 🔊
  • 17. If I had a grain of power, I would affront you and call your presents bribes. 🔊

How to use Affront in Sentences?

  • 1. Must you commit the affront of offering them to me in public, after using force to bring me here? 🔊
  • 2. Du Guesclin was quick to resent an affront offered to any member of his family. 🔊
  • 3. But he took no heed of the affront which I had offered to him merely to assert my authority. 🔊
  • 4. For that is what it came to; this Ayesha took every opportunity to jeer at and affront me. 🔊
  • 5. To a responsible professional man his extraordinary precautions were at once an affront and a challenge. 🔊
  • 6. And, that no affront may be spared to me, my rival proposes negotiating his marriage at my own court! 🔊
  • 7. The conviction that great effort has been made and no progress achieved is the chief of the dangers that affront the beginner in machine-tending. 🔊
  • 8. The affront thus put upon them galled them to the quick, and on the following day they held a secret meeting to discuss their wrongs. 🔊
  • 9. But it is the husbands Gregorics has offended, for it is cowardly to affront people who cannot demand satisfaction from you. 🔊
  • 10. An affront must come from a person who not only gives it, but who can maintain it when it is given; an injury may come from any hand. 🔊
  • 11. It would have been ruin to affront them; for, though troublesome friends, they would have been dangerous enemies. 🔊
  • 12. I beg your pardon ten thousand times over for all I said and did to affront you, not knowing who you was. 🔊
  • 13. No one could find any fault, not even any of the bachelors, but none the less did the affront sink deep into their hearts. 🔊
  • 14. A favor to one was an affront to the other; and the mild and amiable Radzivil was perpetually employed in smoothing the differences between them. 🔊
  • 15. The little black boys, playing naked in the dazzle of sand and sun, were an affront and a hurt to the sun-sick man. 🔊
  • 16. All at once her face turned of a deep brick red, as if I had offered her an affront in only naming such a thing! 🔊
  • 17. That a Fitzgerald should be suspected of so despicable a crime as stealing a sovereign seemed little short of an affront to her whole family. 🔊
  • 18. It always seemed like an affront put upon Garrett if she allowed any one to see her looking unkempt and untidy. 🔊