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English definition of “offend”

offend

verb [T] (UPSET)    /əˈfend/
B2 to make someone upset or angry: [+ that] I think she was a bit offended that she hadn't been invited to the party. He looked a bit offended when you called him middle-aged. If the sight of a few dirty dishes offends you, then I think you've got problems!Making people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of offend verb (UPSET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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