What does offending mean?

Definitions for offending

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word offending.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. offending(adj)

    offending against or breaking a law or rule

    "contracts offending against the statute were canceled"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of offending in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of offending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Niccolò Machiavelli:

    Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.

  2. Daniel Defoe:

    Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.

  3. Maria Cardona:

    [ Donald Trump wealth ] is part of what gives Donald Trump the ability to not [ care ] about political correctness or about offending constituencies.

  4. Rob Ford:

    It's a horrible position for Labor to find themselves in, they're basically finding their electoral coalition being eaten away at both ends and...can't appeal to one group without offending the other.

  5. Justice Minister Heiko Maas:

    No one can tell me that it wasn't coordinated and prepared, my suspicion is that this specific date was picked, and a certain number of people expected. This would again add another dimension (to the offending).

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