Textual thesaurus for "offend"

(verb) pique

cause to feel resentment or indignation

Her tactless remark offended me

(verb) bruise, hurt, injure, wound, spite

hurt the feelings of

She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests; This remark really bruised my ego

(verb) scandalise, scandalize, shock, appal, appall, outrage

strike with disgust or revulsion

The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends

(verb) go against, infract, breach, break, transgress, violate

act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises

offend all laws of humanity; violate the basic laws or human civilization; break a law; break a promise