Associations to the word «Offense»


OFFENSE, noun. The act of offending:
OFFENSE, noun. A crime or sin
OFFENSE, noun. An affront, insult or injury.
OFFENSE, noun. The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure.
OFFENSE, noun. (team sports) (often ) A strategy and tactics employed when in position to score; contrasted with defense.
OFFENSE, noun. (team sports) (often ) The portion of a team dedicated to scoring when in position to do so; contrasted with defense.

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.