Offend synonyms

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To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to bother with unpleasant deeds.
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To insult intentionally, especially openly.
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To treat with gross insensitivity, insolence, or contemptuous rudeness.
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To cause great anger, indignation, etc. in
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The definition of hurt is feeling physical pain, or to cause someone or something to experience physical pain or to cause harm.
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To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
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(Slang) To write.
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(Literally) Of the nettle plant and similar physical causes, to sting causing a rash in someone.
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To excite (someone) to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate (a feeling, emotion); to offend by slighting.
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The definition of anger is to make someone mad or aggravated.
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To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
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The definition of provoke is to push something to happen, or to annoy.
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To cause displeasure or annoyance.
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To give pain or sorrow to; to afflict; hence, to oppress or injure in one's rights; to bear heavily upon;—now commonly used in the passive, to be aggrieved.
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To cause to feel chagrin; mortify or discomfit:
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(Physics) To present an opposing force to; push back or away from by a force:
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To cause to feel disgust; be sickening, repulsive, or very distasteful to
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To make ill.
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To be disgusted or shocked; feel repugnance
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An instance of the passage of an electric current through the body. The amount of injury caused by electric shock depends on the type and strength of the current, the length of time the current is applied, and the route the current takes once it enters the body.
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(Intransitive, of the sea) To spread over land along a shoreline; to inundate.
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(Intransitive) To go too far; to put someone to inconvenience by demand or importunity; to intrude.
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To hurt by treating badly; mistreat
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The definition of aggravate means to make worse or to annoy.
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To fill with horror or dismay; shock
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To start work on with purpose and vigor:
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To refuse to pay a claim embodied in a written document, such as a check or other negotiable instrument, when presented; to treat disrespectfully an object considered to have a public or sacred nature, such as a flag.
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To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
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To irritate or annoy very much; make angry; vex
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The definition of harm is to hurt or damage something.
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To burn incense to (a deity, for example) as a ritual offering.
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(Usually used in the passive) to offend slightly
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(Now Rare) To cause (bodily tissue) to decay or become gangrenous
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To violate a religious or moral law.
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To disturb, disrupt or adversely alter (something).
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To cause pain or physical distress to; afflict:
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Zing is defined as to move swiftly, particularly if making a high-pitched buzzing sound, or to criticize someone.
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To give great pleasure or joy:
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To be agreeable; give pleasure; satisfy
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To present something to (a person) as an act of politeness or respect
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(Obs.) To blow, swell, or puff up
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(Intransitive) To leave a road; to exit.
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To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
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To cause physical pain to; hurt:
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(Scots) To be pleased.
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Right means correctly, completely, thoroughly or exactly.
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To cause distress to; wound:
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To injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of (part of the body) without breaking the skin, as by a blow.
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To treat with spite; show spite toward:
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(Archaic) To dishonor; disgrace.
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strike with disgust or revulsion
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(UK, less common) Alternative spelling of appall.
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To infringe, violate or disobey (a rule)
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To break in upon; interrupt thoughtlessly; disturb
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To be contrary to a trend, feeling or principle.
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Breach is defined as break or violate.
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To interrupt; to destroy the continuity of; to dissolve or terminate.
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Synonym Study

  • Outrage implies an extreme offense against someone's sense of right, justice, propriety, etc. he was outraged by the offer of a bribe
  • Insult implies an affront so insolent or contemptuously rude as to cause humiliation and resentment a book that insults the reader's intelligence
  • Affront implies open and deliberate disrespect or offense to affront someone's pride
  • 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
Find another word for offend. In this page you can discover 64 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for offend, like: annoy, affront, insult, outrage, hurt, hurt one's feelings, wound, cut, nettle, pique and anger.