Definition of Offensiveness

1. Noun. The quality of being offensive.

Definition of Offensiveness

1. Noun. The quality of being offensive ¹

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Definition of Offensiveness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Offensiveness

offensive activity
offensive back
offensive backs
offensive foul
offensive fouls
offensive line
offensive line of scrimmage
offensive lines
offensive tackle
offensive zone
offensive zones
offensiveness (current term)
offer affordances
offer one's condolences
offer price
offer the light
offer up

Literary usage of Offensiveness

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1. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"offensiveness as a nuisance.—The law relating to nuisances does not always make a sharp distinction between that which is offensive and that which is ..."

2. Journal of the Canadian Bankers' Association by Canadian Bankers' Association (1905)
""BUT," ITS offensiveness. " But" is to me a more detestable combination of letters than " No " itself. No is a surly, honest fellow, speaks his mind rough ..."

3. Love and the Soul Maker by Mary Hunter Austin (1914)
"Its real offensiveness is not in the coin that changes hands, but in that the race is not served by it. ..."

4. The Treatment and Utilisation of Sewage by William Henry Corfield (1887)
"In those of its former fever epidemics, which could be indisputably associated with escape of sewer air into houses, the offensiveness of the sewer air has ..."

5. Earth Sewage Versus Water Sewage, Or, National Health and Wealth Instead of Henry Moule, Edmund Allen Meredith by Henry Moule, Edmund Allen Meredith (1868)
"There are public urinals frequented by 2000 persons a day, and no one requires to be told of their offensiveness. Yet these places may, by the use of dry ..."

6. Seventy Centuries of the Life of Mankind: In a Survey of History from the by Josephus Nelson Larned (1907)
"offensiveness of James I. to English feeling.—Weakening of loyalty. —Charles I.—His falsity of nature.—His attempts at absolutism.—The Long Parliament and ..."

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