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disgust

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break the law

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to cause resentment or hurt by callous, rude behavior

to be very disagreeable to

to violate a moral or divine law

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If you offend again you might lose your wife, kids, job - that's why lots of young people grow out of it.
Trillanes nevertheless apologized to Pacquiao, saying it was not his intention to offend him.
A couple of days ago I went to see the film Victor Frankenstein at a cinema nr Bath, there were several references to biblical passages both written and spoken during the film but I see no mention of banning the film on the grounds that it might offend people seeing it.
Senior police chiefs have reportedly told officers that they must not wear their black and white with thin blue line union flag on their uniforms while paying tribute to fallen comrades, in case the union flag offends anyone.
Perhaps the assumption that has had the most influence on the assessment and treatment of adolescents who offend sexually is the notion that they can all be characterized by deviant sexual interests: i.
Some things offend me - but I tolerate it and get on with my life - as I suggest Councillor Gordon does.
In fact, the whole principle of freedom of speech is predicated on the right to offend.
2 : to do wrong <Is the released prisoner likely to offend again?
Yet nowadays, we seem to believe that speech and activities that offend are in some way socially damaging and so require necessary curtailment.
In the first article, "Empathy-Promoting Counseling Strategies for Juvenile Sex Offenders: A Developmental Approach," Calley and Gerber present us with a proven treatment protocol for fostering movement in one of the most challenging client populations: juveniles who sexually offend.
Obviously, it offended some people and for that I apologize as it was never my intention to offend anyone, or hurt my team.
The Archbishop of York slammed councils who cut back Christmas celebrations in case they offend people of other faiths.
Steven Peterson, who leads the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Hamsburg, said instructors should find ways to motivate their classes without using words that could offend someone.
You know the words I'm talking about - the ones we're told upset and offend most right-thinking people, the ones which are an attack on this multi-cultural society that is Britain, and the ones which have the loony PC brigade screaming for compensation?
THE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION MADE ME TAKE DOWN ME PEACE SIGN, SAYING IT MIGHT OFFEND CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE ALUMNI .