he was offended because she had forgotten their anniversary

upset, insulted, affronted, aggrieved, displeased, hurt, wounded, disgruntled, put out, annoyed, angry, cross, exasperated, indignant, irritated, piqued, vexed, irked, stung, galled, nettled, resentful, in a huff, huffy, in high dudgeon; informal riled, miffed, peeved, aggravated, sore, teed off, ticked off; vulgar slang pissed off

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  • offended — index aggrieved (victimized), resentful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • offended — of|fend|ed [əˈfendıd] adj someone who is offended is angry and upset by someone s behaviour or remarks feel/look/sound offended ▪ Stella was beginning to feel a little offended. ▪ I knew that Piers would be deeply offended . ▪ I get very offended …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Offended — Offend Of*fend, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Offended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Offending}.] [OF. offendre, L. offendere, offensum; ob (see {Ob }) + fendere (in comp.) to thrust, dash. See {Defend}.] 1. To strike against; to attack; to assail. [Obs.] Sir P.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • offended — offend of‧fend [əˈfend] verb 1. [intransitive] LAW to do something that is a crime: • What can be done to stop criminals offending again? 2. [intransitive, transitive] to make someone angry or upset: • The advertisement was never intended to… …   Financial and business terms

  • offended — un·offended; …   English syllables

  • offended — adjective hurt or upset she looked offended face had a pained and puzzled expression • Syn: ↑pained • Similar to: ↑displeased …   Useful english dictionary

  • offended — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. vexed, provoked, exasperated; see angry , insulted …   English dictionary for students

  • offended — É™ fendɪd adj. insulted; emotionally hurt; violated of·fend || É™ fend v. insult; violate a law; sin; be strident, injure the senses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • offended — See: offend …   English dictionary

  • offended —   Uluhua, ukiuki, kā eko …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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