Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
offense, offence, offensivenoun
the action of attacking an enemy
the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score
umbrage, offense, offencenoun
a feeling of anger caused by being offended
"he took offence at my question"
discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activitynoun
a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breakingnoun
(criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
"a long record of crimes"
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There's always lots of horsing around and sort of practical jokes and that's all there really was to it, ...I realized she had actually taken offence because it was all in the context of a bit of banter that was going on and so I obviously immediately apologized for that.
There have certainly arisen questions here that should be worked out between us and the Americans, between the administration and Congress, we have no intention of causing offence. We have no intention of causing harm.
On September 17, 1914, Erzberger, the well-known German statesman, an eminent member of the Catholic Party, wrote to the Minister of War, General von Falkenhayn, We must not worry about committing an offence against the rights of nations nor about violating the laws of humanity. Such feelings today are of secondary importance? A month later, on October 21, 1914, he wrote in Der Tag, If a way was found of entirely wiping out the whole of London it would be more humane to employ it than to allow the blood of A SINGLE GERMAN SOLDIER to be shed on the battlefield!
Based on the legal advice that was given a decision was made to charge Mr. Gavin Hapgood for the offence of manslaughter.
No offence to the Olympics, but I'd rather be on the Ryder Cup team.
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