1. cause to feel resentment or indignation
- Her tactless remark offended me
Similar word(s): pique
2. act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
- offend all laws of humanity
3. strike with disgust or revulsion
4. hurt the feelings of
Sentences with offend as a verb:
- Your accusations offend me deeply.
- Don't worry. I don't offend easily.
- Strong light offends the eye.
- Physically enjoyable frivolity can still offend the conscience