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Synonyms of offense

Noun


1. discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activity, behavior, behaviour, conduct, doings

usage: a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others

2. umbrage, offense, offence, anger, choler, ire

usage: a feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence at my question"

3. crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking, transgression, evildoing

usage: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"

4. offense, offence, team, squad

usage: the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score

5. offense, offence, offensive, operation, military operation

usage: the action of attacking an enemy

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