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offendō fendī, fēnsus, ere

ob+fendo, to hit, thrust, strike, dash against: latus vehementer: caput, L.: offenso pede, having stumbled, O.: in scopulis offendit puppis, strikes on, O.: in redeundo, run aground, Cs.: solido, bite a stone, H.To hit upon, light upon, come upon, meet with, find, catch: te hic, Enn. ap. C.: imparatum te, come upon you unawares: nondum perfectum templum: omnia aliter ac iusserat offendit.—Fig., to suffer damage, receive an injury: qui in tantis tenebris nihil offendat: in causis.—To stumble, blunder, make a mistake, commit a fault, offend, be offensive: sin quid offenderit, sibi totum, tibi nihil offenderit: apud honestos homines, give offence to: neque in eo solum offenderat, quod, etc., N.To find fault, be displeased, take offence: si in me aliquid offendistis.—To fail, miscarry, be defeated, suffer misfortune, be unfortunate: apud iudices, lose his cause: primo accessu ad Africam, i. e. met with disaster, L.: si aliquid esset offensum: quo (casu) in milibus passuum tribus offendi posset, a disaster might occur, Cs.To trespass upon, shock, offend, vex, displease, repel, disgust: Divitiaci animum, Cs.: tuas aurīs: neminem umquam non re, non verbo offendit: hi sermones tuam existimationem non offendunt, injure: si non offenderet unum Quemque limae labor, H.: offendere tot caligas, tot Milia clavorum, provoke, Iu.: multis rebus meus offendebatur animus, was hurt: fidis offendi medicis, H.: ut non offendar subripi (ista munera), am not offended at the loss of, Ph.

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