- adj. 令人不快的；冒犯的；侮辱的；与进攻有关的
- n. 攻势；攻击
- 讨厌的,令人不快的 causing offense; unpleasant
- 攻击的 for attacking
- [C]进攻,攻势 a continued military attack
the action of attacking an enemy
violating or tending to violate or offend against;
"violative of the principles of liberty"
"considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity"
for the purpose of attack rather than defense;
causing anger or annoyance;
"an unsavory reputation"
"an unsavory scandal"
unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses;
substitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one ;
"`nigger' is a dysphemistic term for `African-American'"
causing or able to cause nausea;
"a nauseating smell"
"a sickening stench"
- His hasty temper made him offensive.
- His remarks were rather offensive.
- The boss kicked him out for an offensive remark.
- She has been greatly annoyed by his offensive remarks.
- The offensive troops gained ground quickly.
- That country developed lots of offensive arms.
- In meetings she always takes the offensive before she can be criticized.
- Our army made a fierce offensive against the enemy.
- She said some offensive remarks.
- He took up offensive words.
- I found him very offensive.
- They mouthed a trade offensive.
- on the offensive
准备攻击making an attack or ready to attack
- take the offensive
- offensive to 对…冒犯的
- new offensive 新攻势
- air offensive 空中优势
- offensive against 反…攻势
It..depends..which end of a revolver one is facing whether it is an offensive or a defensive weapon.出自： J. F. Kennedy
To force a smaller defensive player to..cover a taller offensive player.出自： J. Lehane
Prohibited articles include offensive weapons (articles made..for causing injury).出自： R. C. A. White
- offensively adv. 进攻地；冒犯地