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Definition of Offenses

Offense
Offense Of*fense", Offence Of*fence", n. [F., fr. L. offensa. See Offend.] 1. The act of offending in any sense; esp., a crime or a sin, an affront or an injury. Who was delivered for our offenses, and was raised again for our justification. --Rom. iv. 25. I have given my opinion against the authority of two great men, but I hope without offense to their memories. --Dryden. 2. The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure. He was content to give them just cause of offense, when they had power to make just revenge. --Sir P. Sidney. 3. A cause or occasion of stumbling or of sin. [Obs.] Woe to that man by whom the offense cometh! --Matt. xviii. 7. Note: This word, like expense, is often spelled with a c. It ought, however, to undergo the same change with expense, the reasons being the same, namely, that s must be used in offensive as in expensive, and is found in the Latin offensio, and the French offense. To take offense, to feel, or assume to be, injured or affronted; to become angry or hostile. Weapons of offense, those which are used in attack, in distinction from those of defense, which are used to repel. Syn: Displeasure; umbrage; resentment; misdeed; misdemeanor; trespass; transgression; delinquency; fault; sin; crime; affront; indignity; outrage; insult.

Meaning of Offenses from wikipedia

- Offense or offence may refer to: Sin, an act that violates a known moral rule Offense or crime, a violation of penal law Offense (sports), the action of...
- The triangle offense is an offensive strategy used in basketball. Its basic ideas were initially established by Hall of Fame coach Sam Barry at the University...
- (Criminal Offenses), Article 2 (Homicide)". justia.com. 2016. Retrieved March 13, 2018. "New York Penal Code, Part 3 (Specific Offenses), Title H (Offenses Against...
- both sides of the defense. Similar to the run and shoot offense, p****ing-oriented spread offenses often leverage vertical (down field) p****ing routes to...
- maximum penalty greater than that carried by the charged offense. In the case of traffic offenses, serious misconduct while operating a motor vehicle can...
- cl****es of offenses under United States federal law are as follows: Notes The maximum fine for misdemeanors is increased to $250,000 if the offense resulted...
- sentences, respectively, and Cl**** 3 and Cl**** 4 misdemeanors being non-jail offenses payable by fines. First-time cannabis possession is an uncl****ified misdemeanor...
- For reporting purposes, criminal offenses are divided into two major groups: Part I offenses and Part II offenses. In Part I, the UCR indexes reported...
- Green v. State (Fla. App. 1991). — McCord and McCord. Examples of inchoate offenses include conspiracy, solicitation, facilitation, misprision of felony (and...
- A status offense is an action that is prohibited only to a certain cl**** of people, and most often applied only to offenses committed by minors. In the...
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