To cause resentment or hurt by callous, rude behavior
An act that offends a person's sense of pride or dignity
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To have done so would have been a mortal affront to his ally, Austria.
He feels it was an affront to him because the betrayer who murdered our father came from his family.
revenge for an affront, massacred all the men capable of bearing arms in Alexandria.
The British government refused to put up with an affront of this kind, and their envoy, supported by an army, continued his advance.
The news of this "mortal affront" to the honour of France caused immense excitement in Paris.