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  • His body was buried at Holmead's, but relatives of those already buried there decided it was an affront to their loved ones.
  • The pious, deeply conservative masses saw his reforms as an affront to their traditional way of life and to their Orthodox faith.
  • The press and the elite constantly attacked her image, many who "looked at her as an embarrassment and an affront to their cultural heritage".
  • Moreover, this action was seen by the residents of the state as an affront to their honour, the annexation being done in violation of an existing treaty.
  • According to Fuller, the abuse of rank is experienced by victims as an affront to their dignity.
  • In fact, the hero-worshippers have evidently conspired to hush up the affront to their hero. Cited from And Even Now, by Max Beerbohm
  • Nobody who knows anything of the Mahometans of India can doubt that this affront to their faith will excite their fiercest indignation. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V4 of 4
  • The Polish and Slovak craftsmen considered disfranchisement an affront to their sense of justice and liberty, and quickly went on strike.
  • Many are wedded to a theory or period, and are the most uxorious of husbands -- ever ready to resent an affront to their lady. Cited from Obiter Dicta, by Augustine Birrell
  • This accounts for the cochlear implant being seen as an affront to their culture, as many do not believe that deafness is something that needs to be cured.
  • As the centerpiece of the customary-law system of succession, the rule violated the equality rights of women and was an affront to their dignity.
  • For some in the Deaf community, cochlear implants are an affront to their culture, which as they view it, is a minority threatened by the hearing majority.
  • Taoka has taken a different position on the question of compulsory AIDS/HIV tests for prison inmates, however, saying that it would be an affront to their dignity.
  • But in the meanwhile it was construed as an affront to their intelligence and a violation of the promise made to them of "open covenants openly arrived at." Cited from The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference, by Emile Joseph Dillon
  • Twenty-seven years before the beginning of the game, a technologically advanced collective of alien races, the Covenant, begin to attack human settlements, declaring humanity an affront to their gods.
  • Young ladies are generally ready enough to believe we mean honourably, if they love us; and it would look lie a strange affront to their virtue and charms, that it should be supposed needful to put the question whether in your address you mean a wife. Cited from Clarissa, Vol. 8 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • Muslims tended to view the humiliating experience as the culmination of 150 years of foreign intrusion and an affront to their vision of a true Islamic community.
  • Declaring humanity an affront to their gods, the Forerunners, the Covenant begin to systemically obliterate the humans with their superior numbers and technology.
  • The Covenant declare humanity an affront to their gods and begin destroying colonies by bombarding the planets with barrages of plasma, turning their surfaces into glass.
  • The Covenant leadership declares humanity heretics and an affront to their gods -- the Forerunners -- and begins a holy war of genocide.
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