Offensive synonyms

ə-fĕn'sĭv
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Not clear; stormy; unfavorable
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Morally offensive; obscene
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The definition of obnoxious is someone or something that is very annoying or offensive.
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(Of food) Spoiled, rotten, overripe.
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The definition of queasy means sick to your stomach or nauseous, or being slightly worried or nervous about something.
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Causing sickness or nausea
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Vile means evil or without morals.
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A transgression of law; a crime.
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Disgusting
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Concerned with an attack
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(Sports) . That which has a tendance to attack, to be aggressive.
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Concerned with an attack
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Disgusting, disgraceful, hateful, vile, loathsome, scandalous. See also odium.
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The definition of opprobrious is something that is disrespectful or that expresses shame or disgrace.
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Exciting repugnance; offensive to the feelings or senses; displeasing; unpleasant.
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Unattractive, dislikable, objectionable.
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Deserving rebuke or censure:
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Causing strong dislike or aversion; disgusting; offensive
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Arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive:
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Causing a feeling of horror; terrible; dreadful; frightful
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Causing a feeling of horror; terrible; revolting
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Repulsive, especially to the sight; revolting.
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Able to resist the absorption of liquid, esp. water, to a limited extent
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Causing disgust, loathing, or revulsion.
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Such as to excite ill will, odium, or envy; giving offense
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That which revolts or is repelling.
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Expressing aversion or dislike:
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Lacking reverence or respect, especially towards a god
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Lacking piety or respect for the sacred. Resembling blasphemy.
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Abominable; hateful:
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That cannot be expressed or described; inexpressible
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The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
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The definition of terrible is someone or something extreme, very bad or something that causes fear.
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Causing repugnance; gruesome.
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Extremely bad.
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Covered or stained with blood; bleeding
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Covered with blood, very bloody
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Causing infamy; disgraceful
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(Archaic) Feeling or showing hate; malicious; malevolent
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Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
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(Obs.) Changed from a sound condition to an unsound one; spoiled; contaminated; rotten
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Unpleasantly cold or wet:
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Producing much fallout
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Ceremonially impure
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The definition of malignant is something evil or intending harm, a tumor that is spreading, or a disease that is invasive.
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Repugnant; nasty:
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Containing, or having the nature of, feces
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The definition of lousy is something poorly done, disgusting or gross.
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Actively unpleasant, contemptible, or otherwise reminiscent of vermin.
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Not pure or clean; contaminated.
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Of, like, or characteristic of a beast; bestial, brutal, etc.
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Hideously wrong or evil; atrocious
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Lacking in refinement or good taste; vulgar; crude
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The definition of ribald is something that references sexual matters in a bawdy or humorous way.
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Harmful to the mind or morals; corrupting:
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Nasty and disgusting; vile; loathsome
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Having a foul smell; fetid.
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Totally stinking.
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The definition of execrable is something extremely unpleasant or poor quality.
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(Medicine) Consisting of pus, or matter; partaking of the nature of pus; attended with suppuration; as, purulent inflammation.
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(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
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Revolting
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The definition of pernicious is deadly or very destructive.
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Affected with plant smut
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Deserving condemnation; odious.
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Not pleasing; disagreeable.
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The definition of unpleasant is something or someone that causes displeasure or discomfort.
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Not welcoming; not attractive.
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(Informal) Unpleasant; annoying
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The definition of malodorous is something with a very unpleasant smell or odor.
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Revolting
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The definition of adverse is unfavorable or acting against a person, goal or circumstance.
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The definition of inimical is unfriendly or harmful.
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Revolting
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Not immunologically compatible:
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Unpleasant or offensive, esp. so as to seem immoral
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Impossible to tolerate or endure; unbearable:
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Not pleasing to the taste:
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Unsatisfactory.
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Open to objection
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Irritating; vexing; bothersome
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Opposed or antagonistic in character, tendency, etc.
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Revolting
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Revolting
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Revolting
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Revolting
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Cursed
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Resembling or related to a blanket.
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Excellent; exceptional:
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Revolting
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Offensive; distasteful:
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(Informal) Being or appropriate to a small, remote, unimportant community or region
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Affected with, caused by, or resembling mange.
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Of or like rum
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Disparaging or derisive in an insinuative way.
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Mediocre, inferior, or insignificant
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Revolting
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Exceeding the limits of propriety or good manners; improperly forward or bold:
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The definition of impudent is someone who is offensively bold.
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Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting.
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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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An entering or being entered by an attacking military force
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A violent physical attack, as with blows.
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Giving pleasure; pleasing in manner.
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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.
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Pleasing; attractive.
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Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade:
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The definition of rotten is someone or something extremely bad, corrupt, spoiled, unpleasant or decaying.
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Giving offense; indecent.
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Repulsive or offensive; objectionable:
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Indecent or obscene
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Naughty in a playful way; mischievous
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(Rare) The foul-smelling asafoetida plant, or its extracts.
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The entire body or amount, as of income, before necessary deductions have been made.
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The act of pressing:
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The body of soldiers of an army, as distinguished from the officers [to rise from the ranks]
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The act by which something is stormed.
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Performed so as to avoid risk, danger, or legal liability:
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attacking
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attacking
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1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
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Full of or characterized by respect; showing deference or dutiful regard
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Mild, gentle, forgiving
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Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
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Given free as a courtesy
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Refined; elegant:
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Government policy or structure related to the military.
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Very cruel, evil, brutal, etc.
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Not conducive to good health; unhealthy:
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(Slang) Unpleasant, disgusting, etc.
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An unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
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(Rare) An assault; an attack.
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An effort or a try.
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A headlong dash forward; strong onward rush
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A rushing or setting upon; an attack; an assault; a storming; especially, the assault of an army.
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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.
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A perfectly thrown ball:
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Having almost or exactly the same qualities, characteristics, etc.; similar; equal
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Extremely unpleasant to the senses or feelings
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Well-behaved; obedient:
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Of, pertaining to, or being a dysphemism
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(UK) Alternative spelling of unsavory..
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(US) Tending to violate; of or relating to violation.
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British standard spelling of offense.
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Salty or non-sweet.
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Of or pertaining to euphemism
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The definition of abhorrent is something that is disgusting or hated.
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Unusually obscene or lewd
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Revolting
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Synonym Study

  • Abominable is applied to that which is execrably offensive or loathsome
  • That is abhorrent which is regarded with extreme repugnance or disgust
  • That is repugnant which is so distasteful or offensive that one offers strong resistance to it
  • Obnoxious is applied to that which is very objectionable to one and causes great annoyance or discomfort by its presence
  • Detestable refers to that which arouses vehement dislike or antipathy
  • Odious stresses a disagreeable or offensive quality in that which is hateful
  • 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
Find another word for offensive. In this page you can discover 173 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for offensive, like: foul, indecent, obnoxious, bad, noisome, queasy, loathsome, sickening, vile, offense and nauseous.