Part of speech:
(Archaic) To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
(Med.) Damage or injury to tissues or organs of the body
Something that outrages moral sensibilities:
To offend is to do something offensive to someone, or to break a civil or religious law.
To incite to anger or resentment:
The definition of an assault is an act that causes verbal or physical injury.
Rudeness or contempt arising from arrogance; insolence.
(Archaic) An injurious offense.
The condition of being irritated; vexation:
The definition of an outrage is an act of violence or an insult.
Provocation is defined as something that gets someone to act, especially out of irritation.
A blow, especially one given with the open hand, or with something broad and flat.
A scornful remark; a jeer.
There are histamines in scabs that irritate the skin around the wound.
To hurt by treating badly; mistreat
The definition of anger is to make someone mad or aggravated.
To defy is defined as to work against or resist something.
To bring shame or dishonor on:
To refuse or fail to pay (a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.)
To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
(Physiology) To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
(Literally) Of the nettle plant and similar physical causes, to sting causing a rash in someone.
Peeve is defined as to annoy.
To bring dishonor or disgrace on:
Slur is defined as to speak unclearly, to speak quickly, or to not pronounce words distinctly.
To treat with scorn, contempt, disdain, etc.; behave coldly toward; slight or ignore
Tease means to poke fun at someone or something.
To distress, afflict, or plague
Good wishes; regards:
The quality or state of being pleasant, or playful, in conversation; jocularity
To stop from being angry; appease; pacify; mollify
To please or satisfy:
To be agreeable; give pleasure; satisfy
To placate or attempt to placate (a threatening nation, for example) by granting concessions, often at the expense of principle.
To make calm or composed, as by gentle treatment, flattery, etc.; appease; mollify
To answer or discharge (a claim, debt, legal demand, etc.); to give compensation for.
To satisfy or appease (hunger or thirst, for example).
(Obs.) To blow, swell, or puff up
Miff is defined as to do something that makes another person feel bad, or have something done to you that makes you feel bad.
Contemptuous defiance or disregard.
To act on in a detrimental way; cause harm to:
To cause physical pain to; hurt:
Find another word for affront. In this page you can discover 58 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for affront, like: annoy, add-insult-to-injury, insult, indignity, offense, offend, provoke, See syn. study at, assault, contumely and displeasure.