Translation of affront in Spanish:

affront

afrenta, n.

Pronunciation /əˈfrʌnt//əˈfrənt/

noun

formal

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    afrenta feminine
    affront to sb/sth afrenta a algn/algo
    • The fence itself took less than three minutes to come down as people attacked what was widely perceived to be an affront to freedom of assembly and speech.
    • ‘Homelessness in all its forms is an affront to social justice,’ he said.
    • It is an affront to normal, decent, peace-abiding people of the civilised world.
    • Limits upon personal freedom and choice are an affront to all that is sacred.
    • A political programme that erodes human dignity is an affront to all of us, and deserves condemnation from every pulpit in the land.
    • Excluding an individual on the basis of marital status or sexual orientation is an affront to that person's dignity.
    • This is not simply an affront to the detainees, but to all of us.
    • All, however, recognized that it was an affront to academic freedom and a violation of faculty autonomy.
    • It is an affront to anyone with any sense of human dignity and common decency, regardless of where they stand on the issue.
    • We weren't the least bit insulted at such an affront to our then easy going, leisurely ways.
    • His ideas are obviously foolish, easily disproved, an affront to any reasoning person.
    • I don't consider an insensitive person who won't pick up after their dog an affront to my personal beliefs.
    • His no-show for any reason other than a personal trauma is a disgrace and an affront to local democracy.
    • Articles of this sort are an affront to those who died.
    • It was an affront to the English language and an offence against all educated people.
    • To say so would be an affront to the overwhelming majority of conscientious people of both communities.
    • That the power to deny anything from occupying city land rests in the hands of city hall is an affront to the real owners of that land - the people who live in the city.
    • At the time she said the ad was not intended to cause offence and described the ban as ‘absurd and an affront to the British sense of humour’.
    • The Foreign Affairs spokesman said this attempt to bypass the people would be an affront to democracy.
    • The conduct that has come to light is an affront to the most basic standards of morality and decency.

transitive verb

formal

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    ofender
    this affronts our dignity esto constituye una afrenta a nuestra dignidad