offend

Part of speech: verb

To displease.

Part of speech: verb

To affront.

Part of speech: verb

To sin against.

Part of speech: verb

To transgress laws.

Part of speech: noun

Offender.

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Usage examples "offend":

  1. I have taken care not to offend you by word or action, haven't I?" - "The Salamander", Owen Johnson.
  2. " I did not mean to offend Miss Vavasor," said Mrs. Marsham, looking at her very grimly. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.
  3. I made another attempt; I said I was willing to believe that she meant well, and that I should be sorry to offend her. - "The Guilty River", Wilkie Collins.