Associations to the word «Offence»

Wiktionary

OFFENCE, noun. British spelling standard spelling of offense.

Dictionary definition

OFFENCE, noun. The action of attacking an enemy.
OFFENCE, noun. The team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score.
OFFENCE, noun. A feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence at my question".
OFFENCE, noun. A lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others.
OFFENCE, noun. (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley