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adjective. ['əˈfɛndəd, əˈfɛndɪd'] hurt or upset.
Rhymes with Offended
How do you pronounce offended?
Pronounce offended as əˈfɛndɪd.
US - How to pronounce offended in American English
UK - How to pronounce offended in British English
Sentences with offended
Accept that the offended person might stay angry and never want you around again.
2. Verb, past participle
Don't be offended if she asks to be left alone for a while.
3. Verb, past tense
Tell the person you offended or hurt that you understand how he feels.
Quotes about offended
1. Offence is important; that's how you know you care about things. Imagine a life where you're not offended. So dull.
- Marcus Brigstocke
2. Candidates should be extremely cautious in displaying a sense of humor. If he or she tells a joke with a point, there is almost certain to be some minority group offended.
- Jack Germond
3. It seemed weird calling a teenager 'sir' but I'd learned to be careful with immortals. They tended to get offended easily. Then, they blew stuff up.
- Rick Riordan