Offensive synonyms Category: Part of speech:
Not clear; stormy; unfavorable
Morally offensive; obscene
Nasty and disgusting; vile; loathsome
Causing infamy; disgraceful
Not pure or clean; contaminated.
The definition of obnoxious is someone or something that is very annoying or offensive.
The definition of inimical is unfriendly or harmful.
Not immunologically compatible:
Mediocre, inferior, or insignificant
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
The definition of queasy means sick to your stomach or nauseous, or being slightly worried or nervous about something.
Causing sickness or nausea
Vile means evil or without morals.
A transgression of law; a crime.
(Sports) . That which has a tendance to attack, to be aggressive. Disgusting, disgraceful, hateful, vile, loathsome, scandalous. See also odium.
The definition of opprobrious is something that is disrespectful or that expresses shame or disgrace.
Unattractive, dislikable, objectionable.
Deserving rebuke or censure:
Causing strong dislike or aversion; disgusting; offensive
Arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive:
Causing a feeling of horror; terrible; dreadful; frightful
Causing a feeling of horror; terrible; revolting
Repulsive, especially to the sight; revolting.
Able to resist the absorption of liquid, esp. water, to a limited extent
Causing disgust, loathing, or revulsion.
Such as to excite ill will, odium, or envy; giving offense
That which revolts or is repelling.
Expressing aversion or dislike:
That cannot be expressed or described; inexpressible
The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
The definition of terrible is someone or something extreme, very bad or something that causes fear.
Causing repugnance; gruesome.
Covered or stained with blood; bleeding
(Archaic) Feeling or showing hate; malicious; malevolent
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
(Obs.) Changed from a sound condition to an unsound one; spoiled; contaminated; rotten
Unpleasantly cold or wet:
The definition of malignant is something evil or intending harm, a tumor that is spreading, or a disease that is invasive.
Containing, or having the nature of, feces
The definition of lousy is something poorly done, disgusting or gross.
Of, like, or characteristic of a beast; bestial, brutal, etc.
Hideously wrong or evil; atrocious
Lacking in refinement or good taste; vulgar; crude
The definition of ribald is something that references sexual matters in a bawdy or humorous way.
Harmful to the mind or morals; corrupting:
Having a foul smell; fetid.
The definition of execrable is something extremely unpleasant or poor quality. (Medicine) Consisting of pus, or matter; partaking of the nature of pus; attended with suppuration; as, purulent inflammation.
(Law) Designating or of books, films, etc. which when judged by contemporary community standards, are found to appeal to a prurient interest in sex, be patently offensive, and have no serious artistic, scientific, or social value
The definition of pernicious is deadly or very destructive.
Deserving condemnation; odious.
Not pleasing; disagreeable.
The definition of unpleasant is something or someone that causes displeasure or discomfort.
(Informal) Unpleasant; annoying
The definition of malodorous is something with a very unpleasant smell or odor.
The definition of adverse is unfavorable or acting against a person, goal or circumstance.
Unpleasant or offensive, esp. so as to seem immoral
Impossible to tolerate or endure; unbearable:
Not pleasing to the taste:
Irritating; vexing; bothersome
Opposed or antagonistic in character, tendency, etc.
blankety Resembling or related to a blanket.
(Informal) Being or appropriate to a small, remote, unimportant community or region
Affected with, caused by, or resembling mange.
Disparaging or derisive in an insinuative way.
Exceeding the limits of propriety or good manners; improperly forward or bold:
The definition of impudent is someone who is offensively bold. Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
An entering or being entered by an attacking military force
A violent physical attack, as with blows.
The definition of agreeable is the likeliness of a person consenting to an idea or action or the likeliness that some action will be accepted.
Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade:
The definition of rotten is someone or something extremely bad, corrupt, spoiled, unpleasant or decaying.
Giving offense; indecent.
Repulsive or offensive; objectionable:
Naughty in a playful way; mischievous (Rare) The foul-smelling asafoetida plant, or its extracts.
The entire body or amount, as of income, before necessary deductions have been made.
The body of soldiers of an army, as distinguished from the officers [to rise from the ranks]
The act by which something is stormed.
Performed so as to avoid risk, danger, or legal liability:
Full of or characterized by respect; showing deference or dutiful regard
Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying Government policy or structure related to the military.
Very cruel, evil, brutal, etc.
Not conducive to good health; unhealthy:
(Slang) Unpleasant, disgusting, etc.
An unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
A headlong dash forward; strong onward rush A rushing or setting upon; an attack; an assault; a storming; especially, the assault of an army.
The definition of an onslaught is a violent attack, or a situation where you are suddenly bombarded with a lot of things or people all at once.
Having almost or exactly the same qualities, characteristics, etc.; similar; equal
Extremely unpleasant to the senses or feelings
The definition of abhorrent is something that is disgusting or hated. Synonym Study
is applied to that which is execrably offensive or loathsome That is
which is regarded with extreme repugnance or disgust That is
which is so distasteful or offensive that one offers strong resistance to it
is applied to that which is very objectionable to one and causes great annoyance or discomfort by its presence
refers to that which arouses vehement dislike or antipathy
stresses a disagreeable or offensive quality in that which is hateful
is applied to that which provokes extreme dislike or aversion
offensive, the most neutral and mildest of the words treated here, refers to that which evokes dislike or aversion
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