Definition of Offensive activity
1. Noun. A lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others.
Generic synonyms: Behavior, Behaviour, Conduct, Doings
Specialized synonyms: Derision, Ridicule, Indelicacy, Insolence, Affront, Insult, Presumption, Rebuff, Slight
Derivative terms: Offend
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Literary usage of Offensive activity
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1. Department of Defense Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program: Congressional edited by John Warner (2001)
"... status of all facilities is not known, nor do we know the whereabouts of former biological warfare scientists previously engaged in offensive activity. ..."
2. History of the 353rd Infantry Regiment, 89th Division, National Army by Charles Franklin Dienst (1921)
"The time was drawing on toward the beginning of the Meuse- Argonne offensive. Activity on our part was necessary to hold the attention of the enemy in this ..."
3. The Federal Service by Lewis Mayers (1922)
"offensive activity at primary and regular elections, soliciting votes, assisting voters to mark ballots, or in getting out the voters on registration or ..."
4. Zeppelins and Super-Zeppelins by R. P. Hearne (1916)
"If we say that the average Zeppelin offensive activity is fifty days per annum, we must nevertheless keep the defensive ready for the full 365 days of the ..."
5. World's War Events: Recorded by Statesmen, Commanders, Historians and by Men by Allen Leon Churchill (1919)
"... be only unimportant local engagements and the usual artillery fire. ?n right This shift of. the German offensive activity of Meuse. from the left side ..."
6. On War by Carl von Clausewitz, James John Graham, Frederic Natusch Maude (1908)
"Many hold it to be the non plus ultra of offensive activity ; but it is not so by any means, as we may see from this analysis, as well as from military ..."
7. A Political History of the State of New York by De Alva Stanwood Alexander (1906)
"... offensive activity. The society drifted along until 1847, when the colony, then numbering six or seven thousand, declared itself an independent republic ..."