What does offended mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. offended, pained(adj)

    hurt or upset

    "she looked offended"; "face had a pained and puzzled expression"

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How to say offended in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of offended in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of offended in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of offended in a Sentence

  1. Jim Hodges:

    They're not a lot single issue veteran voters but I think people are offended by a comment that belittles the service of someone who not only served in the military but also was a prisoner of war, how can this man effectively serve as commander in chief when he belittles the service of a decorated veteran?

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    I think the Republican, sort of, core voters in the states what were critical to us, were highly offended by the questioning of the presumption of innocence and the tactics, and I think it was like an adrenaline shot. We were worried about lack of intensity on our side, and I think the Kavanaugh fight certainly provided that. It was extremely helpful.

  3. Liberty Counsel:

    The deputy went on to tell the parents that the school was worried that someone might be offended by the Bible verses.

  4. Democratic Mayor David Bowers:

    I apologize to all those offended by my remarks.

  5. Katy Perry:

    I get really offended at the concept that what came out of the election was that — how do I say this? — impoverished people who are not of color needed more attention. I thought that was kind of crazy, that they might need more television, they have television. [Laughter] It just felt very strange to me. And I thought really, the people who really need to be spoken to are the 50 percent of the population that did not vote at all. Those are the people who need to be more engaged.

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