how to pronounce offended


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the above transcription of offended is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

offended is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of offended in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… all surety are offended by it it's you …”

meanings of offended


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of offend.

offended frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word offended occurs in english on average 9.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics offended can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that offended can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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