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1‘she was so offended she asked him to leave at once’
upset, hurt, wounded, injured, insulted, aggrieved, affronted, pained, displeased, distressed, disgruntled, put out, annoyed, angered, angry, cross, exasperated, indignant, irritated, vexed, piqued, irked, stung, galled, nettled, needled, peeved, ruffled, resentful, in a huff, huffy, in high dudgeon, fed up
West Indian vex
informal riled, miffed, miffy, rattled, aggravated, peed off, hacked off
British informal narked, eggy, cheesed off, browned off, brassed off
North American informal sore, teed off, ticked off
vulgar slang pissed off
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