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Definitions of "offensive"

  • adjective
  • Causing anger, displeasure, or resentment. adjective
  • Disagreeable to the senses. adjective
  • adjective
  • Making a physical or military attack. adjective
  • Of, relating to, or designed for attack. adjective
  • Of or relating to a team having possession of a ball or puck. adjective
  • An attitude or position of attack. noun
  • A physical or military attack or assault. noun
  • Serving to offend, assail, or attack; used in attack: opposed to defensive: as, offensive weapons.
  • Consisting in or proceeding by attack; assailant; invading; aggressive: opposed to defensive.
  • Serving to injure; injurious.
  • Causing or giving offense; fitted or intended to offend or give displeasure; provocative of displeasure; insulting; annoying; displeasing: as, an offensive remark; offensive behavior.
  • Disgusting; disagreeable; giving pain or unpleasant sensations: as, an offensive smell.
  • With the definite article: An aggressive attitude or course of operations; a posture of attack: as, to act on or assume the offensive. noun
  • Giving offense; causing displeasure or resentment; displeasing; annoying. adjective
  • Giving pain or unpleasant sensations; disagreeable; revolting; noxious adjective
  • Making the first attack; assailant; aggressive; hence, used in attacking; -- opposed to defensive adjective
  • a leaque that requires all the parties to it to make war together against any foe, and to defend one another if attacked. adjective

The word "offensive" in example sentences

"The media have chosen to use the term offensive," he said.. [Derrick Crowe: Secretary Gates and Friends Backpedaling on Kandahar]

As I say in my long list of comments, not only is the term offensive, it is terribly imprecise and journalistically worthless.. [Introducing "Think Twice" Word Detection System To OpEdNews]

State senator Frederica Wilson from Miami says she finds the term offensive and she says, "An alien to me is someone from outer space.". [CNN Transcript Feb 28, 2007]

As I say in my long list of comments, not only is the term offensive, it is terribly imprecise and journalistically worthless.. [Introducing "Think Twice" Word Detection System To OpEdNews]

Glenn Greenwald, for example, takes on Ann Althouse who claims to find the term offensive as well as Glenn Reynolds who calls it "a variety of bigotry.". [Hullabaloo]

Notice how he says, "Now that I know YOU find the term offensive, I will refrain from using it.". [Doctor Bulldog & Ronin]

"The media have chosen to use the term offensive," he said.. [Thomas P.M. Barnett's Globlogization]

"We cannot say the term offensive for Kandahar," said the Afghan National Army officer in charge here, Gen. Sher Mohammad Zazai.. [Thomas P.M. Barnett's Globlogization]

"The media have chosen to use the term offensive," he said.. [NYT > Home Page]

"We cannot say the term offensive for Kandahar," said the Afghan National Army officer in charge here, Gen. Sher Mohammad Zazai.. [NYT > Home Page]

"The media have chosen to use the term offensive," he said.. [post-gazette.com - News]

Notice how he says, "Now that I know YOU find the term offensive, I will refrain from using it.". [Doctor Bulldog & Ronin]

"The media have chosen to use the term offensive," he said.. [Jihad Monitor]

Obviously, Jeff Roorda doesn't find the term offensive at all.. [Doctor Bulldog & Ronin]

"We cannot say the term offensive for Kandahar," said the Afghan National Army officer in charge here, Gen. Sher Mohammad Zazai.. [post-gazette.com - News]

Now that I know you find the term offensive, I will refrain from using it.. [Doctor Bulldog & Ronin]

Offensive on Social Media

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flotisserie
Flotisserie
2019-05-15

@davidfrum It is so outrageously offensive to think this little gesture proposed by a leading thinker of the left i…

SpiffyNerdHerd
SpiffyNerdHerd
2019-05-15

This is a must read for anyone in the film industry as far as I'm concerned. ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Director Jam…

toandfro1979
Toandfro1979
2019-05-15

@StopEatingBees If I knew someone from Alabama, that'd be offensive.

AlexLaird1987
AlexLaird1987
2019-05-15

@rickygervais: @remainLiz @GuidoFawkes I find your tweet offensive and I demand you delete it and never say anything like that again. In…

KyleWOrton
KyleWOrton
2019-05-15

@Avi_Jacobson I would disaggregate. At the moment of exigency around Sinjar or Kobani? You do what you have to. Whe…

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