offend definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause displeasure, fury, resentment, or wounded thoughts in.
    • become displeasing or disagreeable to: Onions offend my feeling of smell.
    • To transgress; violate: offend all laws and regulations of humanity.
    • resulting in to sin.
    • To strike against; to attack; to assail.
    • To displease; to create frustrated; to affront.
    • to-be offensive to; to hurt; to discomfort; to annoy
    • To transgress; to break; to sin against.
    • To oppose or obstruct in task; to cause to stumble; to cause to sin or to fall.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to effect a result of displeasure: Bad ways may upset.
    • To violate a moral or divine legislation; sin.
    • To violate a rule or legislation: offended against the curfew.
    • To transgress the moral or divine law; to devote a crime; to stumble; to sin.
    • resulting in dislike, anger, or vexation; to displease.
  • verb:
    • To harm the emotions of; to displease; which will make frustrated; to insult.
    • To feel or become offended, just take insult.
    • To actually harm, pain
    • To annoy, trigger discomfort or resent.
    • To sin, transgress divine law or moral principles
    • To transgress or break a law or ethical necessity.
    • resulting in to stumble; to cause to sin or even fall.
    • strike with disgust or revulsion
    • cause to feel resentment or indignation
    • act in neglect of laws and regulations, rules, agreements, or guarantees
    • hurt the feelings of
  • others:
    • To strike; assault; assail.
    • To injure; harm; injured.
    • To displease; provide offense or displeasure to; shock; annoy; pain; molest.
    • To disobey or sin against (an individual); transgress or violate (a law or right).
    • resulting in to offend or transgress; lead into disobedience or evil.
    • Synonyms To vex, chafe, irritate, provoke, nettle, fret, gall.
    • To strike, assault, or assail one.
    • To disobey, break, or transgress law, whether human or divine; commit a fault or crime; sin: often with against.
    • to offer offense or displeasure; do anything displeasing, or calculated resulting in dislike or anger.

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