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English Dictionary: offended by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. hurt or upset; "she looked offended"; "face had a pained and puzzled expression"
    Synonym(s): offended, pained
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Offend \Of*fend\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Offended}; p. pr. & vb.
      n. {Offending}.] [OF. offendre, L. offendere, offensum; ob
      (see {Ob-}) + fendere (in comp.) to thrust, dash. See
      1. To strike against; to attack; to assail. [Obs.] --Sir P.
      2. To displease; to make angry; to affront.
                     A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong
                     city.                                                --Prov. xviii.
      3. To be offensive to; to harm; to pain; to annoy; as, strong
            light offends the eye; to offend the conscience.
      4. To transgress; to violate; to sin against. [Obs.]
                     Marry, sir, he hath offended the law. --Shak.
      5. (Script.) To oppose or obstruct in duty; to cause to
            stumble; to cause to sin or to fall. [Obs.]
                     Who hath you misboden or offended.      --Chaucer.
                     If thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out . . . And
                     if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off. --Matt.
                                                                              v. 29, 3O.
                     Great peace have they which love thy law, and
                     nothing shall offend them.                  --Ps. cxix.
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