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of·fen·sive

 (ə-fĕn′sĭv)
adj.
1.
a. Causing anger, displeasure, or resentment: an offensive gesture.
b. Disagreeable to the senses: an offensive odor.
2.
a. Making a physical or military attack: The offensive troops gained ground quickly.
b. Of, relating to, or designed for attack: offensive weapons.
3. (ŏf′ĕn-) Sports Of or relating to a team having possession of a ball or puck: an offensive rush.
n.
1. An attitude or position of attack: go on the offensive in chess.
2. A physical or military attack or assault: led a massive military offensive.

of·fen′sive·ly adv.
of·fen′sive·ness n.
Synonyms: offensive, disgusting, loathsome, nasty, odious, repellent, repulsive, revolting, vile
These adjectives mean extremely unpleasant to the senses or feelings: an offensive remark; disgusting language; a loathsome disease; a nasty smell; an odious sight; a repellent demand; repulsive behavior; revolting food; vile thoughts. See Also Synonyms at hateful.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.offensively - in an unpleasantly offensive manner; "he smelled offensively unwashed"
inoffensively - in a not unpleasantly offensive manner; "that wretched beast, the elephant, breathing inoffensively not a pace behind me"
2.offensively - in an obnoxious manner; "he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences"
3.offensively - in an aggressive manner; "`In this crisis, we must act offensively,' the President said"; "the admiral intends to act offensively in the Mediterranean"
defensively - in a defensive manner; "the general conviction that our side is in the right and acting defensively over what Russians call the German question and Americans the Berlin crisis"
Translations
بصورةٍ هُجومِيَّه
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offensively

[əˈfensɪvlɪ] ADV
1. (= abusively) [behave, shout] → de manera ofensiva, de modo ofensivo
offensively rude/sexistde un grosero/sexista que ofende
2. (= unpleasantly) to smell offensivelytener un olor muy desagradable
the music had become offensively loudla música estaba ya tan alta que molestaba
3. (Mil) to use/deploy sth offensivelyusar/hacer uso de algo para atacar
offensively, they are superior to usdesde el punto de vista ofensivo, son superiores a nosotros
4. (Sport) they played offensively in the first halfen la primera mitad realizaron un juego de ataque
to be good/poor offensivelyser bueno/malo en el ataque

offensively

adv
(= unpleasantly)übel, widerlich; (in moral sense) → anstößig; (= abusively)beleidigend, unverschämt; (= obscenely)unflätig
(Mil, Sport) → offensiv

offensively

[əˈfɛnsɪvlɪ] adv (unpleasantly) → in modo offensivo

offend

(əˈfend) verb
1. to make feel upset or angry. If you don't go to her party she will be offended; His criticism offended her.
2. to be unpleasant or disagreeable. Cigarette smoke offends me.
ofˈfence , (American) ofˈfense noun
1. (any cause of) anger, displeasure, hurt feelings etc. That rubbish dump is an offence to the eye.
2. a crime. The police charged him with several offences.
ofˈfender noun
a person who offends, especially against the law.
ofˈfensive (-siv) adjective
1. insulting. offensive remarks.
2. disgusting. an offensive smell.
3. used to attack. an offensive weapon.
noun
an attack. They launched an offensive against the invading army.
ofˈfensively adverb
ofˈfensiveness noun
be on the offensive
to be making an attack. She always expects people to criticize her and so she is always on the offensive.
take offence (with at)
to be offended (by something). He took offence at what she said.
References in classic literature ?
The two sat side by side on the limb and discussed me as freely and offensively as two great naturalists might discuss a new kind of bug.
He looked up, blinking, and saw an offensively ugly elderly man, grinning from ear to ear.
He would utter the word 'boy' even more offensively than the average of fathers, and the light way in which he accepted these apologies cut Richard to the heart.
Yes, in early days she was quite kind to me--even offensively so, but afterwards, I had to suffer as much as my mother.
Your attempt to put on any other disposition than your own will infallibly result in your becoming ridiculously gushing and offensively familiar.
George, "not to say it offensively, that between you and Mr.
The courier stood looking at Winterbourne offensively.
They crowd you-- infest you--swarm about you, and sweat and smell offensively, and look sneaking and mean, and obsequious.
It was rumoured that he had purposely waited for the solemn occasion of a large evening party at the house of his future bride, at which he was introduced to several eminent persons, in order publicly to make known his ideas and opinions, and thereby insult the "big-wigs," and to throw over his bride as offensively as possible; and that, resisting the servants who were told off to turn him out of the house, he had seized and thrown down a magnificent china vase.