Insult is defined as to speak with rudeness or to say something to offend.
Vex is defined as to bring trouble or distress to or to annoy.
To excite sexually without intending to satisfy the desire aroused
To taunt is to tease, insult or antagonize someone by deliberately saying or doing something mean.
To do carelessly or poorly; neglect
To cause to strike forcefully and loudly:
To cause to feel shame:
To anger, irritate, or annoy
To cause or commit an outrage upon; to treat with violence or abuse.
To irritate; annoy; vex
To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
To be a cause of impatience or anger.
To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect:
To treat disrespectfully; insult
To deprive of favor or good repute; treat with disfavor:
To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To cause to feel resentment or indignation.
To cause to become offended or annoyed.
(Obs.) To swell with pride or arrogance
Compliment means to give praise.
To mollify is to pacify someone or to make something less severe.
The definition of assuage is to fulfill the needs of.
To give satisfaction.
The definition of appease is to pacify or quiet someone by giving them what they want.
To have or cause pain
To begin acting upon harmfully or destructively
Find another word for affronting. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for affronting, like: insulting, vexing, teasing, taunting, snubbing, slurring, slighting, slapping, shaming, provoking and outraging.