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Overview of verb offend

The verb offend has 4 senses

  • pique, offend -- (cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me")

  • transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break -- (act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"; "break a promise")

  • shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage -- (strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends")

  • hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite -- (hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego")

Overview of adj offending

The adj offending has 1 sense

  • offending -- (offending against or breaking a law or rule; "contracts offending against the statute were canceled")