Another word for offend
affront, insult, outrage, annoy, hurt, hurt one's feelings, wound, cut, nettle, pique, anger, irritate, provoke, displease, aggrieve, chagrin, give offense, repel, disgust, sicken, revolt, shock, transgress, trespass, step on one's toes, tread on one's toes*; see also anger 1, disgust.
offend implies the causing of displeasure or resentment in another, intentionally or unintentionally, by wounding the person's feelings or by a breach of the person's sense of propriety she will be offended if she is not invited; affront implies open and deliberate disrespect or offense to affront someone's pride; insult implies an affront so insolent or contemptuously rude as to cause humiliation and resentment a book that insults the reader's intelligence; outrage implies an extreme offense against someone's sense of right, justice, propriety, etc. he was outraged by the offer of a bribe
Another word for offendverb
To cause resentment or hurt by callous, rude behavior:affront, huff, insult, miff, outrage, pique. Idioms: add insult to injury, give offense to. See attack, pain
To be very disagreeable to:displease. (Slang) turn off. Idioms: give offense to, not set right (or well) with. See like, pain
To violate a moral or divine law:err, sin, transgress, trespass. See right