Definition of Offends

1. Verb. (third-person singular of offend) ¹



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Definition of Offends

1. offend [v] - See also: offend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Offends

offendant
offended
offendedly
offendedness
offendee
offendees
offender
offenders
offendest
offendeth
offending
offendor
offendour
offendress
offendresses
offends (current term)
offense
offenseful
offenseless
offenses
offensible
offension
offensive
offensive activity
offensive back
offensive backs
offensive foul
offensive fouls
offensive line
offensive line of scrimmage

Literary usage of Offends

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1. The Book of the Church by Robert Southey (1825)
"... if that which offends the weak brother is to be avoided, much more that which offends the strong;" and they voted that it should be duly observed. ..."

2. Voltaire by John Morley (1872)
"... with extreme abhorrence.2 The Pucelle offends two modern sentiments, the love of modesty, and the love for the heroic personages of history. ..."

3. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1823)
"Thomson adroitly drops the innocent nose, of which one word seems to have lost its original signification, and the other offends now by its familiarity. ..."

4. Europe Since 1815 by Charles Downer Hazen (1910)
"Treaty of commerce offends Protectionists. throw of long-established, legitimate governments, he made legitimate governments everywhere suspicious and even ..."

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