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Another word for offense

Noun
  1. An act that offends a person's sense of pride or dignity

  2. See also:

    attack

  3. Extreme displeasure caused by an insult or slight

  4. See also:

    pain

    like

  5. Something that offends one's sense of propriety, fairness, or justice

  6. See also:

    right

  7. A serious breaking of the public law

  8. See also:

    crimes

Another word for offense

Noun
  1. An attack

  2. See also:

    attack

    Synonym Study

    • Displeasure may describe a feeling varying from dissatisfaction or disapproval to anger and indignation
    • Pique suggests a passing feeling of ruffled pride, usually over a trifle
    • Umbrage implies offense or resentment at being slighted or having one's pride hurt he took umbrage at the tone of her letter
    • Resentment adds implications of indignation, a brooding over an injury, and ill will toward the offender a resentment cherished for days
    • Offense , in this connection, implies displeased or hurt feelings as the result of a slight, insult, etc. don't take offense at my criticism