offended, past participle; offends, 3rd person singular present; offending, present participle; offended, past tense;
Cause to feel upset, annoyed, or resentful
viewers said they had been offended by bad language
Be displeasing to
he didn't smoke and the smell of ash offended him
they must redesign the offending section of road
Commit an illegal act
a small hard core of young criminals who offend again and again
Break a commonly accepted rule or principle
those activities which offend against public order and decency
pique: cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
transgress: 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"
shock: strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
hurt: hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"
(offended) hurt or upset; "she looked offended"; "face had a pained and puzzled expression"
offending against or breaking a law or rule; "contracts offending against the statute were canceled"
To hurt the feelings of; to displease; to make angry; to insult; To feel or become offended, take insult; To physically harm, pain; To annoy, cause discomfort or resent; To sin, transgress divine law or moral rules; To transgress or violate a law or moral requirement; (transitive, archaic ...
(Offended) A mild form of anger.
v (cause anger, resent; disrespect somebody's sense) ofendiF; (attack, sports) ataki; see also offence