Origin of offensive
SYNONYMS FOR offensive
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It was defined by its offensively high price, pretentious waiting lists and limited edition variations.
Jace Lacob on where the Fox musical-comedy has gone horribly, offensively wrong.
And few complain when offensively small briefs are worn by hot male models.
In the second place, the tone of Coleman's voice was cool, offensively so.The Co-Citizens|Corra Harris
Now, crushed and feeble, she presented a pitiable image of powerless yet offensively hollow splendour.In The Fire Of The Forge, Complete|Georg Ebers
Christine was not offensively vain, but she was passionately fond of admiration.The Harris-Ingram Experiment|Charles E. Bolton
And then everybody was offensively sorry for Chester Ledwith.The Streets of Ascalon|Robert W. Chambers
It was offensively and vulgarly written, and seemed to me to require immediate and caustic censure.Miscellanies|Oscar Wilde