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Offensive

Synonyms for offensive:

Sense 1

impolite, discourteous, surly, Familiar, pert, disreputable, impertinent, oafish, indecorous, displeasing, indecent, loutish, odorous, awful, ill-mannered, Assailment, fresh, uncouth, onside, gory, nervy, rotten, unmannerly, mouthy, inappropriate, saucy, cute, peremptory, unceremonious, impudent, Familiarly, gruff, inexcusable, uncivilized, sacrilegious, cheeky, abrasive, gauche, sassy, raucous, lippy.

Sense 2

yellow, damned, darned, backhanded, rancid, uncongenial, frightful, onrush, onslaught, offside, freestyle.

Sense 3

onset, attempt, impossible, loud, smart, unsympathetic.

Sense 6

assault.

Sense 15

front.

abominable

execrable.

annoying

maddening.

contemptible

contempt.

despised

hated.

detestable

cursed, accursed, detestable.

disgusting

fulsome.

disturbing

grain.

foul

noxious.

grim

gruesome.

grotesque

macabre.

horrible

grisly, ill-favored.

ignoble

inglorious.

impertinent

insolent.

impudent

wise.

infamous

dishonorable.

injurious

invidious.

insufferable

intolerable.

scandalous

infamous, unmentionable.

scornful

sarcastic, scornful.

shocking

lurid.

terrible

dreadful.

unpalatable

inedible.

unpleasant

beastly, uninviting.

unspeakable

nameless.

Other synonyms and related words:

horrific, lippy, unworthy, lurid, inappropriate, rancid, horrid, execrable, damned, assaultive, noisome, invidious, onside, cute, sarcastic, dreadful, incursive, slimy, awful, charge, foul-smelling, disgustful, gruff, nauseated, inexcusable, loutish, ghastly, hateful, offense, uninviting, attempt, discourteous, raiding, inedible, insolent, loud, gory, queasy, unpopular, on the offensive, wise, intolerable, abominable, gruesome, raucous, violative, dishonorable, nauseous, rush, yellow, abusive, backhanded, stinking, assault, disreputable, morbid, ghoulish, repelling, offending, peremptory, ill-favored, invading, freestyle, detestable, horrible, impudent, blitzkrieg, opprobrious, frightful, fulsome, skanky, noxious, repellant, discourtesy, odoriferous, offside, unsatisfactory, inglorious, maddening, creepy, smelly, indecorous, unsavory, onrush, shameful, cheeky, grisly, loathly, unsavoury, infamous, rotten, saucy, sacrilegious, unsympathetic, attack, yucky, nauseating, beastly, impolite, predatory, marauding, sick, grain, impertinent, invasive, onslaught, shocking, uneasy, verminous, charnel, unmentionable, raid, indecent, blitz, strike, scornful, umbrage, sickening, nervy, objectionable, hit-and-run, pert, scurrilous, cursed, nameless, foetid, outrageous, uncongenial, villainous, ill-mannered, Assailment, sepulchral, high, onset, wretched, ugly, descent, tip-and-run, insulting, offence, fresh, odorous, law-breaking, offensive activity, accursed, unwholesome, displeasing, abhorrent, unmannerly, funky, uncouth, dysphemistic, impossible, scrimy, antipersonnel, worthless, macabre, coup de main.

abhorrent (adjective)

execrable, despicable, loathsome.

abominable (adjective)

beastly, base, cursed, contemptible, vile, hateful, awful, wretched, heinous, bad, atrocious, disgusting.

abusive (adjective)

sarcastic, insulting, scurrilous.

acid (adjective)

nasty, hurtful, stinging.

aggressive (adjective)

domineering, combative, determined, aggressive, barbaric, attacking, truculent, bellicose, warlike, pushy, hostile, militant, forward, assertive, belligerent, destructive.

all (adjective)

violative.

cowardly (adjective)

yellow.

despicable (adjective)

despicable, contemptible, revolting, repulsive, repellent, low, loathsome, vile, mean, reprehensible.

detestable (adjective)

monstrous.

disagreeable (adjective)

distasteful, disgusting, unpleasant, repulsive, bothersome, villainous, unpalatable, obnoxious, nasty, disagreeable.

evil (adjective)

sinister, foul, baneful, abominable, evil, monstrous, revolting, loathsome, destructive, repulsive, terrible, nefarious, bad, hideous, calamitous, reprehensible, heinous, atrocious, repellent, damnable, sinful, detrimental, wicked, repugnant, disgraceful.

hated (adjective)

hated.

hateful (adjective)

invidious, loathsome.

illegal (adjective)

illegitimate, bootleg, forbidden, unlicensed, felonious, wrongful, unauthorized, taboo, criminal, punishable, unconstitutional, lawless, unjust, unlawful, illicit, actionable, verboten, illegal.

insolent (adjective)

impertinent, insolent, impudent.

low (adjective)

ill-bred, undignified.

objectionable (adjective)

objectionable, exceptionable.

odorous (adjective)

odoriferous.

offensive (adjective)

rotten, annoying, cutting, foul, abhorrent, evil, grisly, outrageous, repulsive, opprobrious, invading, hideous, distasteful, repellent, invidious, nauseating, odious, revolting, shameful, offending, Assaulting, hateful, irritating, obnoxious, impertinent, reprehensible, repugnant, disagreeable, terrible, biting, gross, horrid, discourteous, rude, insolent, objectionable, stinking, unmannerly, abusive, aggressive, dreadful, detestable, ghastly, belligerent, horrible, shocking, attacking.

opprobrious (adjective)

opprobrious.

painful (adjective)

aching, chafing, woeful, anguishing, odious, irritating, agonizing, oppressive, harrowing, biting, throbbing, burdensome, Irksome, bitter, trying, grievous, stinging, bothersome, withering, severe, cruel, annoying, wrenching, hurtful, tormenting, smarting, grueling, sore, Cramping, Gnawing, horrendous, acute, arduous, unpleasant, excruciating, cutting, uncomfortable, Besetting, crushing, distressful, troublesome, stabbing, piercing, inflaming, painful, unbearable, insufferable, aggravating, miserable, disagreeable.

repulsive (adjective)

shocking.

revolting (adjective)

repellent.

stinking (adjective)

foul-smelling.

unclean (adjective)

dirty, scruffy, obscene, crummy, grubby, sloppy, infectious, putrid, festering, fetid, unhygenic, disgusting, dingy, unsanitary, scatological, shabby, murky, odious, slovenly, grungy, grimy, insalubrious, untidy, dusty, squalid, septic, mucky, sordid, icky, toxic, muddy, unclean, filthy, impure, defiled, foul, smutty.

unhealthy (adjective)

unwholesome.

unspeakable (adjective)

unmentionable.

vulgar (adjective)

depraved, shameless, clumsy, gross, coarse-grained, rank, brazen, outlandish, garish, ignoble, animal, raw, scandalous, sleazy, graceless, colloquial, salty, inelegant, revolting, repulsive, ignominious, glaring, rude, gaudy, unbecoming, base, indelicate, vulgar, barnyard, earthy, obscene, undignified, rough, degraded, cheap, tawdry, crude, sordid, unpolished, philistine, boorish, brutish, low, common, chintzy, coarse, profane, unseemly, in bad taste, tactless, broad, crass, tasteless, idiomatic, unrefined, homespun, cockney, ill-bred, barbaric.

wicked (adjective)

wicked.

yucky (adjective)

yucky, skanky.

Sense 1 (noun)

impolite, abrasive, discourteous, ill-mannered, insolent, smart.

Sense 2 (noun)

blitz, blitzkrieg.

Sense 3 (noun)

uncongenial, displeasing, unsympathetic.

aggression (noun)

blitzkrieg, offense, raid, blitz.

assault (noun)

charge, strike.

attack (noun)

onslaught, assault, Assailment.

offensive (noun)

incursive, repulsive, repellant, disgusting, insulting, outrageous, objectionable, sepulchral, on the offensive, dysphemistic, noisome, assaultive, offence, foul, unwholesome, offending, obscene, horrific, nauseating, detestable, onslaught, scurrilous, predatory, charnel, loathly, hideous, distasteful, Assailment, attacking, repugnant, odoriferous, revolting, assault, vile, hit-and-run, onset, obnoxious, skanky, horrid, unpleasant, repelling, opprobrious, unsavoury, scornful, verminous, aggression, rank, wicked, ghastly, unsavory, repellent, antipersonnel, drive, invasive, disgustful, morbid, abhorrent, ghoulish, creepy, offense, violative, marauding, yucky, loathsome, sickening, tip-and-run, raiding, abusive, invading, scrimy, attack, nauseous.

warfare (noun)

aggression, tussle, conflict, fight, hostility, bloodshed, guerre, warpath, scramble, struggle, warfare, jihad, campaign, combat, battle, crusade, drive, engagement, war, scuffle, contest.

disappointing (verb)

unsatisfactory.

disliked (verb)

unpopular.

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