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Definition of "offends" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of offend. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "offends" in a sentence
  • "Lieberman says that it's not honest and that it actually hurts our relationship with the Islamic world, and thinks that removing the term offends moderate Muslims."
  • "One of the devices for avoiding its consequences is the use of sex itself as an adjective, as when we speak of sex problems; but the special importance of this case is in regard to the sexual instinct, or, if the term offends the reader, let us say the sex instinct."
  • "The point here is that if a label offends you, perhaps you should stop to check and see if that label was really meant to apply to you before you fly off the handle."