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'offensive' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'offensive'
1. violating or tending to violate or offend against
considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity
2. for the purpose of attack rather than defense
offensive weapons
3. causing anger or annoyance
offensive remarks
4. morally offensive
5. unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
offensive odors
6. of an offensive substitute for inoffensive terminology
7. causing or able to cause nausea

'offensive' - used as a noun
8. the action of attacking an enemy
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See also
  • defensive
  • inoffensive
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