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offensive /əˈfensɪv/ adjective


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offensive
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- insulting, abusive, discourteous, disrespectful, impertinent, insolent, objectionable, rude
- disagreeable, disgusting, nauseating, obnoxious, odious, repellent, revolting, unpleasant, vile
- aggressive, attacking, invading
[noun]
Synonyms:
- attack, campaign, drive, onslaught, push (informal)
Antonyms: inoffensive, unoffensive
Contrasted words: agreeable, appealing, attractive, pleasant, pleasing, favorable, unobjectionable, welcome, appetizing, palatable, savory, divine
Related Words: abhorrent, bad, disagreeable, objectionable, uncongenial, unpleasant, abominable, detestable, fulsome, odious, rank, appalling, awful, beastly, dreadful, frightful, ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, lurid, shocking, terrible, unappetizing, unpalatable, unsavory
English Thesaurus: rude, impolite/not polite, cheeky, tactless, offensive, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. offensive1 /əˈfensɪv/ adjective
[Word Family: noun: OFFENSE/OFFENSE, offender, offensive, offensiveness; adjective: offensiveinoffensive, offended, offending; verb: offend; adverb: offensively]

1. very rude or insulting and likely to upset people Antonym : inoffensive:
I found her remarks deeply offensive.
offensive to
crude jokes that are offensive to women
offensive behaviour

2. formal very unpleasant:
an offensive smell

3. [only before noun] for attacking ⇒ defensive1(1):
Jan was convicted of possessing an offensive weapon.
The troops took up offensive positions.

4. American English relating to getting points and winning a game, rather than stopping the other team from getting points Antonym : defensive:
the Jets’ offensive strategy
—offensively adverb:
Rick’s remarks were offensively racist.
—offensiveness noun [uncountable]

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. offensive2 noun [countable]
[Word Family: noun: OFFENSE/OFFENSE, offender, offensive, offensiveness; adjective: offensiveinoffensive, offended, offending; verb: offend; adverb: offensively]

1. a planned military attack involving large forces over a long period:
a military offensive
A major offensive was launched on August 22.

2. go on the offensive (also take the offensive) to start attacking or criticizing someone before they start attacking or criticizing you:
Republicans went on the offensive over soaring gasoline prices.
The international coalition was ready to take the offensive.

3. charm/diplomatic offensive a planned set of actions intended to influence a lot of people

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

offensive
adj.
VERBS appear, be, seem | become | consider sth, deem sth, find sth, think sth He's always making rude remarks about women. I find that deeply offensive.
ADV. deeply, downright, extremely, grossly, highly, very | quite, rather | deliberately
PREP. to This sort of attitude is very offensive to black people.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

offensive
noun
ADJ. all-out, full-scale, major | army, guerrilla, military, terrorist | air, bombing | ground | diplomatic, government
VERB + OFFENSIVE launch, mount | be on, go on, take She took the offensive, challenging her critics to prove their allegations.
PREP. ~ against The government is launching an all-out offensive against the drug cartels

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


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