- vi. 违犯; 违反 violate; do wrong
- vt. 使发怒 cause (sb) to annoy
cause to feel resentment or indignation;
"Her tactless remark offended me"
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"
strike with disgust or revulsion;
"The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
hurt the feelings of;
"She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"
"This remark really bruised my ego"
- I didn't mean to offend you.
- We were careful not to offend his nibs.
- You would be wise enough not to offend him.
- He did not offend against the law .
- Some criminals are likely to offend again when they are released.
- We mustn't offend against their customs.
- This would offend against the principle of fairness.
- Don't offend against the rules of operating the machine.
- Bad manners may offend.
- Certain criminals are more likely to offend again when they're released.
- I think I never offend you.
- She always offends him.
- Have I done anything to offend you?
- They took their care never to offend their visitors.
- That is an ugly building that offended the eye.
- That sound offends my ear.
- That offended my sense of justice.
- Some people are easily offended.
- offend against (v.+prep.)
反对; 违反 act in opposition to law, custom, etc.
offend against sth
Why does he go on offending against the rules of the club?
His English offends against the rules of grammar.
The driver offended against the traffic regulations.
If you offend against the law, you'll be punished.
It offends against my principles to tell a lie, even for my own advantage.
Their behaviours offended against the local customs.
- offend at (v.+prep.)
因…而生气; 因…发怒 be angry at (sth)
offend sb at sth/v-ing
They were offended at these remarks.
He was offended at my long silence.
He will be offended at your mentioning her here.
- offend by (v.+prep.)
被…激怒 be angered by (sb/sth)
offend sb by sb/sth
She was offended by her husband.
I am deeply offended by her conduct.
- offend with (v.+prep.)
对…恼怒; 对…不满意 be annoyed by (sb/sth)
offend sb with sth
He offended her with his rudeness.
Many readers were offended with her latest book.
- offend deeply〔gravely,greatly〕 大大地冒犯
- offend easily 很容易生气
- offend intentionally 故意违反
- offend mortally 极大地冒犯
- offend personally 个人违反
- offend repeatedly 反复地违反
- offend socially 公开违反
- offend unintentionally 无心冒犯
- offend unwillingly 不情愿地违犯
If I offend..the community will punish me with ostracism.出自： A. S. Neill
- offend还常用于 be ～ed 结构,后接at表示“因…而生气”,接by表示“被…激怒”,接with表示“对…恼怒,对…不满意”。
- offend, affront, insult, outrage
- 这组词都可表示“得罪或激怒”某人。它们的区别是:offend指一般地伤害别人的感情,使其不快或不悦,意思较弱; outrage强调因暴行或严重伤害别人的自尊心、荣誉感等而引起的愤恨或义愤; affront专指在公共场合有意侮辱或藐视别人,使其怀恨在心; insult指以无礼或傲慢的态度凌辱别人,从而使其感到羞辱。
- offend, hurt
- 这组词都有“伤害他人的感情”的意思。它们的区别是:前者多接人作宾语,而后者多接感情(one's feeling)等作宾语。
- insult 侮辱
- affront 侮辱
- transgress 违背
- pain 痛苦
- upset 心烦的
- displease 使不高兴
- hurt 损害
- sicken 患病
- wound 创伤
- rub the wrong way 触犯某人
- grieve 使伤心
- break the law 违法
- commit an offence 犯罪
- disgust 厌恶
- horrify 使恐惧
- spite 恶意
- humiliate 使 ... 蒙羞
- revolt 叛乱
- repel 排斥
- aggress 攻击
- outrage 暴行
- shock 震惊
- pique 生气
- injure 伤害
- appall 使 ... 胆寒
- scandalize 令人愤慨
- break 打碎
- bruise 瘀青
- breach 破坏
- go against 违反
- infract 犯
- scandalise 使(某人)愤慨...
- appal 使 ... 惊骇
- violate 侵犯