What does "taking mock offence" mean? It is said in brackets in a play as a kind of comment how the character behaves or says the following words.
I can't find it anywhere.
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Mock in this context refers to the "counterfeit" meaning, rather than the "insulting through mimicry" meaning. This means that the player is only pretending to be offended, but is not really angry or upset; he is "mocking" or faking taking offense.