Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de offend

(verbo) 
Definition
to hurt the feelings of (a person)
I had no intention of offending the community.
Sinônimos
distress
I did not want to frighten or distress her.
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upset
She warned me not to say anything to upset him.
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outrage
Many people have been outraged by these comments.
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wound
He was deeply wounded by the treachery of his closest friends.
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provoke
I didn't want to do anything to provoke him.
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insult
I didn't mean to insult you.
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annoy
Try making a note of the things that annoy you.
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irritate
Their attitude irritates me.
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put down
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aggravate (informal)
What aggravates you most about this country?
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gall
It was their smugness that galled her most.
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agitate
The thought of them inheriting all these things agitated her.
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ruffle
My refusal to let him ruffle me infuriated him.
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vex
Everything about that man vexes me.
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affront
One example that particularly affronted him was at the world championships.
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displease
He did not wish to displease her.
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rile
Cancellations rarely riled him.
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pique
She was piqued by his lack of enthusiasm.
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give offence
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hurt (someone's) feelings
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nark (British, Australian, New Zealand, slang)
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cut to the quick
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miff (informal)
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tread on (someone's) toes (informal)
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piss you off (taboo, slang)
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put (someone's) nose out of joint
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put (someone's) back up
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disgruntle
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get (someone's) goat (slang)
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hack someone off (informal)
Opostos
(verbo) 
Definition
to be disagreeable to
The smell of smoke offends me.
Sinônimos
disgust
He disgusted everyone with his boorish behaviour.
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revolt
He entirely revolts me.
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turn (someone) off (informal)
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put off
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sicken
What he saw there sickened him, despite years of police work.
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repel
excitement which frightened and repelled her
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repulse
The thought of it repulsed me.
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nauseate
Ugliness nauseates me. I like to have beautiful things around me.
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gross out (US, slang)
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make (someone) sick
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turn someone's stomach
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be disagreeable to
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fill with loathing
(verbo) 
Definition
to commit a crime
alleged criminals who offend while on bail
Sinônimos
break the law
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sin
They charged him with sinning against God and man.
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err
If he errs again, he will be severely punished.
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do wrong
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fall from grace
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go astray

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of affront
Definition
to hurt someone's pride or dignity
One example that particularly affronted him was at the world championships.
Sinônimos
vex,
put or get your back up,
in the sense of aggravate
Definition
to annoy
What aggravates you most about this country?
Sinônimos
needle (informal),
hassle (informal),
vex,
irk,
get under your skin (informal),
get on your nerves (informal),
nark (British, Australian, New Zealand, slang),
get up your nose (informal),
be on your back (slang),
piss you off (taboo, slang),
rub (someone) up the wrong way (informal),
get in your hair (informal),
get on your wick (British, slang),
hack you off (informal)
in the sense of agitate
Definition
to excite, disturb, or trouble
The thought of them inheriting all these things agitated her.
Sinônimos

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