Definitions for offendəˈfɛnd

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  1. pique, offend(verb)

    cause to feel resentment or indignation

    "Her tactless remark offended me"

  2. transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break(verb)

    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"

  3. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage(verb)

    strike with disgust or revulsion

    "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"

  4. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite(verb)

    hurt the feelings of

    "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"

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  1. offend(Verb)

    To hurt the feelings of; to displease; to make angry; to insult.

    Your accusations offend me deeply.

  2. offend(Verb)

    To feel or become offended, take insult.

    Don't worry. I don't offend easily.

  3. offend(Verb)

    To physically harm, pain

    Strong light offends the eye.

  4. offend(Verb)

    To annoy, cause discomfort or resent.

    Physically enjoyable frivolity can still offend the conscience

  5. offend(Verb)

    To sin, transgress divine law or moral rules

  6. offend(Verb)

    To transgress or violate a law or moral requirement.

  7. offend(Verb)

    To cause to stumble; to cause to sin or to fall.

  8. Origin: From offendo, from ob + *.


Translations for offend

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  • urazitCzech
  • beleidigenGerman
  • ofendiEsperanto
  • loukata, erehdyttää, ärsyttää, loukkaantua, vietellä, rikkoaFinnish
  • offenser, blesserFrench
  • megbánt, bánt, sért, vétkezik, megütköztet, megbántódikHungarian
  • beleidegenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • whakaparanga, whakapenopenoMāori
  • irriteren, misdoen, kwetsen, kwellen, zich ergeren, aanstoot nemen, pijnigen, ergerenDutch
  • obrazić, obrazić sięPolish
  • обижать, нарушать, обидеть, нарушить, раздражать, оскорблять, оскорбитьRussian
  • såraSwedish

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