affront (v.) Look up affront at Dictionary.com
early 14c., from Old French afronter "to face, confront, to slap in the face" (13c.), from Late Latin affrontare "to strike against," from Latin ad frontem "to the face," from frons (genitive frontis) "forehead" (see front (n.)). Related: Affronted; affronting.
affront (n.) Look up affront at Dictionary.com
1590s, from affront (v.).