OFFENSIVE

offensive

1. [Adjective]: unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"

2. [Adjective]: causing anger or annoyance; "offensive remarks"

3. [Adjective]: of an offensive substitute for inoffensive terminology; "`nigger'' is a dysphemistic term for `African-American''"

4. [Adjective]: morally offensive; "an unsavory reputation"; "an unsavory scandal"

5. [Adjective]: for the purpose of attack rather than defense; "offensive weapons"

6. [Noun]: the action of attacking an enemy

7. violating or tending to violate or offend against; "violative of the principles of liberty"; "considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity"

8. causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"

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