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Definition of Offensive
OffensiveOffensive Of*fen"sive, a. [Cf.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; offensive
sounds. ``Offensive to the stomach.' --Bacon.
3. Making the first attack; assailant; aggressive; hence,
used in attacking; -- opposed to defensive; as, an
offensive war; offensive weapons.
League offensive and defensive, a leaque that requires all
the parties to it to make war together against any foe,
and to defend one another if attacked.
Syn: Displeasing; disagreeable; distasteful; obnoxious;
abhorrent; disgusting; impertinent; rude; saucy;
reproachful; opprobrious; insulting; insolent; abusive;
scurrilous; assailant; attacking; invading. --
Of*fen"sive*ly, adv. -- Of*fen"sive*ness, n. OffensiveOffensive Of*fen"sive, n.
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.
Meaning of Offensive from wikipedia
, the former
name of the Dutch political party Socialist Alternative Offensive
(military), an attack Offensive
(Vietnamese: Sự kiện Tết Mậu Thân 1968, lit. "Tet offensive
of 1968", also Tổng tiến công và nổi dậy, Tết Mậu Thân 1968, "general offensive
- Bagration) was the codename
for the 1944 Soviet Byelorussian Strategic Offensive Operation
(Russian: Белорусская наступательная операция «Багратион», Belorusskaya...
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
(CS:GO) is a multiplayer
first-person shooter developed
Path Entertainment. It is the fourth
- Berlin Strategic Offensive Operation
by the Soviet
Union, and also known
as the Fall of Berlin, was one of the last major offensives
of the European
- Bulge, also known
as the Ardennes
Counteroffensive, was a major German offensive campaign
on the Western Front during World
War II which
of the offense
can be separated
into two main groups: the five offensive
linemen, whose primary
job is to block opponents
and protect their
- July and August
1943. The battle began
with the launch
of the German offensive Operation Citadel
Zitadelle), on 5 July, which
- On the Offensive
is an EP released
by Poster Children
in 2004. It is composed
of politically themed cover
songs. "Clampdown" – 3:17 (originally by the...
- An offensive
is a military operation
that s****s through
an aggressive projection
of armed forces
territory, gain an objective
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