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Definitions of offensive:
  • noun:   the action of attacking an enemy
  • adjective:   unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
    Example: "Offensive odors"
  • adjective:   causing anger or annoyance
    Example: "Offensive remarks"
  • adjective:   for the purpose of attack rather than defense
    Example: "Offensive weapons"
  • adjective:   violating or tending to violate or offend against
    Example: "Considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity"
  • adjective:   of an offensive substitute for inoffensive terminology
  • adjective:   morally offensive
  • adjective:   causing or able to cause nausea

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