Offensive

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offensive

[adj] - violating or tending to violate or offend against 2. [adj] - for the purpose of attack rather than defense 3. [adj] - causing anger or annoyance 4. [adj] - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
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Offensive

Of·fen'sive adjective [ Confer F. offensif . See Offend .] 1. Giving offense; causing displeasure or resentment; displeasing; annoying; as, offensive words. 2. Giving pain or unpleasant sensations; disagreeable; revolting; noxious; as, an offensive smell; ...
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Offensive

Of·fen'sive noun The state or posture of one who offends or makes attack; aggressive attitude; the act of the attacking party; -- opposed to defensive . To act on the offensive , to be the attacking party.
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offensive

1. Giving offense; causing displeasure or resentment; displeasing; annoying; as, offensive words. ... 2. Giving pain or unpleasant sensations; disagreeable; revolting; noxious; as, an offensive smell; offensive sounds. 'Offensive to the stomach.' ... 3. Making the first attack; assailant; aggressive; hence, used in attacking; opposed to defensive; ...
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offensive

violative adjective violating or tending to violate or offend against; `violative of the principles of liberty`; `considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity`
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Offensive

• (a.) Giving pain or unpleasant sensations; disagreeable; revolting; noxious; as, an offensive smell; offensive sounds. • (n.) The state or posture of one who offends or makes attack; aggressive attitude; the act of the attacking party; -- opposed to defensive. • (a.) Giving offense; causing displeasure or resentment; displeasing; a...
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Offensive

[military] An offensive is a military operation that seeks through aggressive projection of armed force to occupy territory, gain an objective or achieve some larger strategic, operational or tactical goal. Another term for an offensive often used by the media is `invasion`, or the more general `attack`. The offensive was considered a pre-e...
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