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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Of·fend v. t. [imp. & p. p. Offended; p. pr. & vb. n. Offending.]
 1. To strike against; to attack; to assail. [Obs.]
 2. To displease; to make angry; to affront.
    A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city.   --Prov. xviii. 19.
 3. To be offensive to; to harm; to pain; to annoy; as, strong light offends the eye; to offend the conscience.
 4. To transgress; to violate; to sin against. [Obs.]
    Marry, sir, he hath offended the law.   --Shak.
 5. Script. To oppose or obstruct in duty; to cause to stumble; to cause to sin or to fall. [Obs.]
    Who hath you misboden or offended.   --Chaucer.
    If thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out . . . And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off.   --Matt. v. 29, 3O.
    Great peace have they which love thy law, and nothing shall offend them.   --Ps. cxix. 165.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : hurt or upset; "she looked offended"; "face had a pained and
            puzzled expression" [syn: pained]