Definition of 'offend'
- cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
- 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"
Synonyms: transgress infract violate go against breach break
Antonyms: observe keep
- strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
Synonyms: shock scandalize scandalise appal appall outrage
- hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego"
Synonyms: hurt wound injure bruise spite