kränken

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Dutch krenken.

Verb[edit]

kränken (third-person singular simple present kränkt, past tense kränkte, past participle gekränkt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to insult, to offend
  2. to hurt someone's feelings
  3. to wound (psychologically), belittle
    Man darf, ohne Scaligers Ruhm zu kränken, behaupten, ... (Haupt)

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