|1.||[ verb ] cause to feel resentment or indignation|
"Her tactless remark offended me"
|Related terms:||anger resent|
|2.||[ verb ] act in disregard of laws and rules|
|Synonyms:||break violate transgress breach go_against infract|
"offend all laws of humanity" "violate the basic laws or human civilization" "break a law"
|Related terms:||disrespect sin trespass sin conflict trespass misdemeanor breach wrongdoer evildoing|
|3.||[ verb ] strike with disgust or revulsion|
|Synonyms:||shock outrage scandalize appall scandalise appal|
"The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
|Related terms:||disgust daze scandal scandal scandalization shocker|
|4.||[ verb ] hurt the feelings of|
|Synonyms:||hurt spite injure bruise wound|
"She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests" "This remark really bruised me ego"
|Related terms:||arouse insult humiliate lacerate sting cattiness|