a.1.That may give offense.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Practitioner and consultant Atlas and his contributors start with basic background and theory about developing buildings that in essence protect themselves, starting with theories about why buildings are targets, offensible space, and opportunity theory.
Although I'm a big fan, I have seen some things on the show that I felt were, in a word, 'offensible'." In response, Gore commented, "Well, you know, I was one of the very first to be offended by material on "Saturday Night Live" and I'm glad to see the Governor has joined with me in condemning it" ("Saturday Night Live", p.