offend-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: cause indignation, anger or hurt feelings

His thoughtless remarks offended me.
Sandy frequently offends people without being aware of it.
I was offended when I wasn't invited to the party.
Should we curtail our free speech just because we might offend someone?

VerbNet: amuse-31.1
FrameNet: Experiencer_obj
PropBank: offend.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3, 4

Sense Number 2: violate law or propriety

The language fails to provide an adequate warning as the the type of conduct that may offend the law.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2