Example sentences for: affront

How can you use “affront” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Exasperated by Albright's perceived affront to Malaysia, the country's Minister of Trade commented, "Maybe when I go to the states, I would like to meet Ken Starr."

  • It parlays good politics into principle, by framing the ouster of a politically popular president as an affront to democracy, the Constitution, and the rule of law.

  • An article wades into the fish car-ornament controversy, making the case that the ornament showing a fish with legs and the word "Darwin" is a grotesque affront to Christians.

  • A piece challenges recent findings that mothers don't harm their children's development by working as an "affront" to those moms who stay home or work out of necessity.

  • "It is blatantly exploitative, smacks of the 'coolie culture,' and is a terrible affront to human dignity.


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