Example sentences for: affront

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

  • The New York Times lead editorial calls the shuttered approach "an affront to the public."

  • USAT also claims that lab analysts must determine "whether the quality or quantity [of semen] is sufficient" for accurate testing, meaning a legal break for the President might be an affront to his manhood.

  • The Taliban and other Islamists found their activities an affront to Islam and in violation of Afghanistan's laws and the regime's tenets.

  • He asserts that our meritocratic system is unfair, that it is an affront to our egalitarian ideals.

  • Anthony Burgess, in his Kingdom of the Wicked , remarks that Vespasian's own contemporaries designated street urinals as “vespasians,” certainly a much more ignominous affront because of its timeliness.


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