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synonyms for offended

  • angry
  • annoyed
  • exasperated
  • insulted
  • outraged
  • hurt
  • provoked
  • put out
  • upset
  • vexed
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How to use offended in a sentence

The National Gallery of Art postponed the exhibition for fear that museumgoers might be offended, and then the pandemic forced the gallery to close anyway.
PHILIP GUSTON’S ART SPEAKS TO OUR PRESENT MOMENT. WE SHOULDN’T HAVE TO WAIT TO SEE IT.SEBASTIAN SMEEJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
What offends me the most is that my fiancee has a tendency to negotiate after she apologizes.
MISS MANNERS: POKY EATER KEEPS FAMILY STUCK AT THE TABLEJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To have accuracy calculated in the absence of my lived experience not only offends me, but also puts me in real danger.
HOW OUR DATA ENCODES SYSTEMATIC RACISMAMY NORDRUMDECEMBER 10, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
However, OSC gives any offending agency — in this case, UASGM — 60 days to conduct its own probe and respond to the complaints.
FEDERAL WATCHDOG SAYS “SUBSTANTIAL LIKELIHOOD OF WRONGDOING” AT US BROADCASTING AGENCYALEX WARDDECEMBER 3, 2020VOX
The politician sent the offending tweet featuring lyrics from the 2002 smash directly to Lil Jon.
LIL JON DRAGS CONGRESSIONAL REPUBLICAN FOR USING ‘GET LOW’ LYRICS TO PROMOTE HIS WINJOE COLUCCINOVEMBER 11, 2020ESSENCE.COM
“This is satisfactory,” said Wardle, hardly knowing whether to smile or be offended.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
When in the car if you find the exertion of talking painful, say so frankly; your escort cannot be offended.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
All these persons shall be sacri: they have offended against the gods and the gods will see to their punishment.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
He has a right to be offended, if, after telling him what you wish for, he returns to find you already supplied.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
"I thought perhaps you would have liked it named after your brother," she said, very much offended on the baby's account.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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