Synonyms and Antonyms of offend
- Since this is the first time you've offended, we'll let you off lightly.
break the law, fall from grace
- The visitor unintentionally offended his hosts terribly by failing to compliment them on the elaborately prepared meal.
- The careless job offended the standards she had set for herself.
Synonym Discussion of offend
- hoped that my remarks had not offended her
- outraged by their accusations
- deeply affronted by his callousness
- insulted every guest at the party
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