Affront in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Affront

to do or say something that shows a lack of respect

Examples of Affront in a sentence

The crooked cop is an affront to all that is good about law enforcement. 🔊

By not bowing to the queen, you have shown an affront to the entire royal family.  🔊

The monks considered the loud party next door to be an affront to their religious beliefs. 🔊

Because the old man considers children walking through his yard to be a personal affront, he often calls the police during the summer months.  🔊

Many people find the idea of building a mall over an abandoned cemetery to be an affront to the dead and their families.  🔊

Before the judge sentenced the teenage killer, he told him his heinous actions were an affront to all civilized people.  🔊

The teacher took it as an affront when the rebellious student threw a piece of trash at her.  🔊

Although I am not opposed to the production of rated R movies, I would consider watching one to be an affront to my religious values.  🔊

The minorities at the event took the racist symbol as an affront to their ethnic backgrounds.  🔊

When Jack heard the mean joke Cathy made about him, he took it as a personal affront.  🔊

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