Definition of offend
What does the word offend mean?
part of speech: verb intransitive
Stumble morally, do amiss, transgress, (against law, decency, person, &c.); whence offender n., offending a.; wound feelings of, anger, cause resentment or disgust in, outrage, (am sorry you are offended; o. her delicacy, my sense of justice), whence offendedly adv. [old French]