Synonyms of offensive in English:
1 offensive remarks
annoying, exasperating, irritating, galling, provocative, outrageous;
crude, vulgar, coarse, improper, indecent
[Antonyms] complimentary, polite, courteous
2 an offensive smell
unpleasant, disagreeable, nasty, distasteful, displeasing, objectionable, off-putting, awful, terrible, dreadful, frightful, obnoxious, abominable, disgusting, repulsive, repellent, repugnant, revolting, abhorrent, loathsome, detestable, odious, vile, foul, sickening, nauseating
[Antonyms] pleasant, delightful
3 an offensive air strike
hostile, attacking, aggressive, invading, incursive, combative, belligerent, on the attack
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