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Affend vs. Offend

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Which is correct: Affend or Offend

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Affend

Misspelling of offend.

Offendverb

(transitive) To hurt the feelings of; to displease; to make angry; to insult.

‘Your accusations offend me deeply.’;

Offendverb

(intransitive) To feel or become offended; to take insult.

‘Don't worry. I don't offend easily.’;

Offendverb

(transitive) To physically harm, pain.

‘Strong light offends the eye.’;

Offendverb

(transitive) To annoy, cause discomfort or resent.

‘Physically enjoyable frivolity can still offend the conscience’;

Offendverb

(intransitive) To sin, transgress divine law or moral rules.

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Offendverb

(transitive) To transgress or violate a law or moral requirement.

Offendverb

To cause to stumble; to cause to sin or to fall.

Offendverb

To strike against; to attack; to assail.

Offendverb

To displease; to make angry; to affront.

‘A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city.’;

Offendverb

To be offensive to; to harm; to pain; to annoy; as, strong light offends the eye; to offend the conscience.

Offendverb

To transgress; to violate; to sin against.

‘Marry, sir, he hath offended the law.’;

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Offendverb

To oppose or obstruct in duty; to cause to stumble; to cause to sin or to fall.

‘Who hath you misboden or offended.’; ‘If thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out . . . And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off.’; ‘Great peace have they which love thy law, and nothing shall offend them.’;

Offendverb

To transgress the moral or divine law; to commit a crime; to stumble; to sin.

‘Whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.’; ‘If it be a sin to covet honor,I am the most offending soul alive.’;

Offendverb

To cause dislike, anger, or vexation; to displease.

‘I shall offend, either to detain or give it.’;

Offendverb

cause to feel resentment or indignation;

‘Her tactless remark offended me’;

Offendverb

act in disregard of laws and rules;

‘offend all laws of humanity’; ‘violate the basic laws or human civilization’; ‘break a law’;

Offendverb

strike with disgust or revulsion;

‘The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends’;

Offendverb

hurt the feelings of;

‘She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests’; ‘This remark really bruised me ego’;

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