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Offend

Of`fend´
v. t.1.To strike against; to attack; to assail.
[imp. & p. p. Offended; p. pr. & vb. n. Offending.]
2.To displease; to make angry; to affront.
A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city.
- Prov. xviii. 19.
3.To be offensive to; to harm; to pain; to annoy; as, strong light offends the eye; to offend the conscience.
4.To transgress; to violate; to sin against.
5.(Script.) To oppose or obstruct in duty; to cause to stumble; to cause to sin or to fall.
If thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out . . . And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off.
- Matt. v. 29, 3O.
Great peace have they which love thy law, and nothing shall offend them.
- Ps. cxix. 165.
v. i.1.To transgress the moral or divine law; to commit a crime; to stumble; to sin.
Whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.
- James ii. 10.
2.To cause dislike, anger, or vexation; to displease.
I shall offend, either to detain or give it.
- Shak.
To offend against
to do an injury or wrong to; to commit an offense against.
- 2 Chron. xxviii. 13.
Verb1.offend - cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
Synonyms: pique
2.offend - act in disregard of laws and rules; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"
3.offend - strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
4.offend - hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego"
Synonyms: spite, wound, bruise, injure, hurt
affront, aggrieve, appall, blemish, blot, breach, break, call names, chagrin, commit sin, contravene, deface, disfigure, disgruntle, dishonor, disoblige, distress, disturb, do amiss, do wrong, dump on, dysphemize, embarrass, err, exasperate, excite, fleer at, flout, fret, gall, gibe at, give offense, give offense to, give umbrage, gross out, humiliate, hurl a brickbat, hurt the feelings, infract, infringe, jeer at, jibe at, look a fright, look a mess, look bad, look like hell, look something terrible, mar, miff, mock, nauseate, needle, nettle, offend the eye, outrage, pique, put down, put off, rankle, rattle, repel, repulse, revolt, rile, ruffle, scandalize, scoff at, shock, sicken, sin, slight, snub, spoil, sting, taunt, transgress, treat with indignity, trespass, turn the stomach, uglify, upset
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