English to Xhosa Meaning :: affront

Affront :
uphathwa
- uphathwaaffrontedaffrontingaffronts
 

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Noun(1) a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
Verb(1) treat, mention, or speak to rudely

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(1) Limits upon personal freedom and choice are an affront to all that is sacred.(2) The conduct that has come to light is an affront to the most basic standards of morality and decency.(3) 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.(4) To say so would be an affront to the overwhelming majority of conscientious people of both communities.(5) Articles of this sort are an affront to those who died.(6) 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.(7) A political programme that erodes human dignity is an affront to all of us, and deserves condemnation from every pulpit in the land.(8) It is an affront to anyone with any sense of human dignity and common decency, regardless of where they stand on the issue.(9) His ideas are obviously foolish, easily disproved, an affront to any reasoning person.(10) We weren't the least bit insulted at such an affront to our then easy going, leisurely ways.(11) It was an affront to the English language and an offence against all educated people.(12) At the time she said the ad was not intended to cause offence and described the ban as ÔÇÿabsurd and an affront to the British sense of humourÔÇÖ.(13) All, however, recognized that it was an affront to academic freedom and a violation of faculty autonomy.(14) The Foreign Affairs spokesman said this attempt to bypass the people would be an affront to democracy.(15) he took his son's desertion as a personal affront(16) His no-show for any reason other than a personal trauma is a disgrace and an affront to local democracy.
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Noun
1. insult ::
ukweyisa
2. offense ::
umthetho
3. indignity ::
hlazo
4. slight ::
okuncinane
5. snub ::
elimile
6. put-down ::
beka phantsi
7. provocation ::
nayinto
8. injury ::
ukulimala
9. outrage ::
samanyala
10. atrocity ::
ngoomabonw
11. scandal ::
namahlazo
12. slap in the face ::
ngempama ebusweni
13. kick in the teeth ::
ezipalini emazinyweni
Verb
14. insult ::
ukweyisa
15. offend ::
besona
16. mortify ::
nibulala
17. provoke ::
ukumqumbisa
18. pique ::
pique
19. wound ::
inxeba
20. hurt ::
ubuhlungu
22. irk ::
irk
23. displease ::
emehlweni
24. bother ::
usamkhathazelani
25. rankle ::
rankle
26. vex ::
Wabandezeleni
27. gall ::
inyongo
28. outrage ::
samanyala
29. scandalize ::
ndingamkhubekisi
30. disgust ::
semidlalo
31. put someone's back up ::
ibuye umntu up
32. needle ::
inaliti
Different Forms
affront, affronted, affronting, affronts
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