violate; do wrong
cause (sb) to annoy
"Her tactless remark offended me"
"offend all laws of humanity"
"violate the basic laws or human civilization"
"break a law"
"break a promise"
"The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
"She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"
"This remark really bruised my ego"
If I offend..the community will punish me with ostracism.
出自： A. S. Neill
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.
He was offended at my long silence.
He will be offended at your mentioning her here.
I am deeply offended by her conduct.
Many readers were offended with her latest book.