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offence - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'offence' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Offence [ n.]
- See Offense.
- The act of offending in any sense; esp., a crime or a sin, an affront or an injury.
- The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure.
- A cause or occasion of stumbling or of sin.

Meaning of 'offence' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . offence [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a feeling of anger caused by being offended
Example in sentence:
  • he took offence at my question