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Dictionary definition for: Offend

1. (v) cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"

2. (v) act in disregard of laws and rules; "offend all laws of humanity" "violate the basic laws or human civilization" "break a law"

3. (v) strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"

4. (v) hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests" "This remark really bruised me ego"

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