It's that she antagonized liberal interest groups, offended the Clintons, and generally bungled the effort.
“I was not offended by it,” Logan recalls, in an interview Monday night, confirming the anecdote.
But the covers also contained inspirational passages from the Bible—a move that offended many Defense officials.
The Queen was apparently not offended, "She really adored him" and "quite enjoyed it" La Grange said.
Its URL now leads web users to a statement from the Vice's editors who say they "apologize to anyone who was hurt or offended."
"May God bless all our priests," said another, fearing that I might be offended.
How have I this day offended you, but in not breaking off his match with Cynthia?
If it had been true, however, it would have offended your sense of the fitness of things.
No, I'm not offended, and I don't think I'm even frightened yet.
"Surely you will forgive me," he began in fear, lest he had offended.
early 14c., "to sin against (someone)," from Old French ofendre "transgress, antagonize," and directly from Latin offendere "to hit, strike against," figuratively "to stumble, commit a fault, displease, trespass against, provoke," from ob "against" (see ob-) + -fendere "to strike" (found only in compounds; see defend).
Meaning "to violate (a law), to make a moral false step, to commit a crime" is from late 14c. Meaning "to wound the feelings" is from late 14c. The literal sense of "to attack, assail" is attested from late 14c.; this has been lost in Modern English, but is preserved in offense and offensive. Related: Offended; offending.