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The meaning of Offensive

əˈfen.sɪv

Offensive – definition

adjective

Causing someone to feel resentful, upset, or annoyed.

Usage examples:

The allegations made are deeply offensive to us
adjective

Actively aggressive; attacking.

Usage examples:

Offensive operations against the insurgents
noun

An attacking military campaign.

Usage examples:

An impending military offensive against the guerrillas

Unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses

noun

A planned military attack

Usage examples:

They launched the land offensive in the middle of the night., an offensive action, offensive commen…
adjective

Causing someone to feel upset and angry, often because of being rude

Usage examples:

Offensive to sb his comments were highly offensive to women., the channel ran a series of grossly o…

Offensive translation into English

Offensive: translate from English into Chinese

Translate offensive into Chinese (Simplified)}
进攻, 攻势, 唐, 有攻击性, 冒犯者

Offensive: translate from English into Dutch

Translate offensive into Dutch}
Offensief, Aanvallend, Beledigend, Weerzinwekkend, Onaangenaam, Ergerlijk, Aanstotelijk, Hinderlijk, Aanvals, Kwalijk riekend

Offensive: translate from English into French

Translate offensive into French}
Attaque, Offensive, Offensant, Choquant, Blessant, Agressif, Grossier, Agression, Repoussant

Offensive: translate from English into German

Translate offensive into German}
Beleidigend, Offensive, Offensiv, Anstößig, Widerwärtig, Abstoßend, Übel, Widerlich, Anrüchig, Unverschämt, Unflätig

Offensive: translate from English into Hindi

Translate offensive into Hindi}
आक्रामक, आक्रमण, अपमानजनक, चढ़ाई, चिड़चिड़ा, जल्द अप्रसन्न हो जानेवाला, जल्द नराज़ हो जानेवाला, घिनौना, घृणास्पद, आक्रमणात्मक, रोषकारी

Offensive: translate from English into Italian

Translate offensive into Italian}
Offensivo, Offensiva, Oltraggioso, Aggressivo, Ripugnante

Offensive: translate from English into Korean

Translate offensive into Korean}
공격, 공격적인, 싫은, 비위에 거슬리는

Offensive: translate from English into Russian

Translate offensive into Russian}
Оскорбительный, Наступление, Наступательный, Наступательная операция, Обидный, Агрессивный, Противный, Отвратительный

Offensive: translate from English into Spanish

Translate offensive into Spanish}
Ofensivo, Ofensiva, Repugnante, Injurioso, Contundente, Infamante

Word origin

mid 16th century: from French offensif, -ive or medieval Latin offensivus, from Latin offens- ‘struck against’, from the verb offendere (see offend).

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