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opensiba : offensive (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: ofensiva: offensive ]
Synonyms: opensa

Derivatives of opensiba

n. (act)1. offence, offense, offensivethe action of attacking an enemy.
~ military operation, operationactivity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign).; "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
~ counteroffensivea large scale offensive (more than a counterattack) undertaken by a defending force to seize the initiative from an attacking force.
~ dirty waran offensive conducted by secret police or the military of a regime against revolutionary and terrorist insurgents and marked by the use of kidnapping and torture and murder with civilians often being the victims.; "thousands of people disappeared and were killed during Argentina's dirty war in the late 1970s"
~ push back, rollbackthe act of forcing the enemy to withdraw.
adj. 2. offensive, violativeviolating or tending to violate or offend against.; "violative of the principles of liberty"; "considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity"
~ offendingoffending against or breaking a law or rule.; "contracts offending against the statute were canceled"
adj. 3. offensivefor the purpose of attack rather than defense.; "offensive weapons"
~ aggressivehaving or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends.; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"
~ hostilecharacterized by enmity or ill will.; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions"
~ antipersonneldesigned to inflict death or personal injury rather than material destruction.
~ assaultive, attackingdisposed to attack.
~ hit-and-run, tip-and-rundesigned for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape.; "hit-and-run units"; "tip-and-run assaults"
~ incursive, invading, invasiveinvolving invasion or aggressive attack.; "invasive war"
~ marauding, predatory, raidingcharacterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding.; "bands of marauding Indians"; "predatory warfare"; "a raiding party"
~ on the offensiveactively attacking.
adj. 4. offensivecausing anger or annoyance.; "offensive remarks"
~ harmfulcausing or capable of causing harm.; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"
~ abusive, opprobrious, scurrilousexpressing offensive reproach.
~ disrespectfulexhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous.; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"
adj. 5. offensive, unsavory, unsavourymorally offensive.; "an unsavory reputation"; "an unsavory scandal"
~ odoriferousmorally offensive.; "odoriferous legislation"
adj. 6. offensiveunpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses.; "offensive odors"
~ evilmorally bad or wrong.; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
~ hatefulevoking or deserving hatred.; "no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"
~ abhorrent, detestable, repugnant, repulsive, obsceneoffensive to the mind.; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"
~ charnel, ghastly, sepulchralgruesomely indicative of death or the dead.; "a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones"; "ghastly shrieks"; "the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs"
~ creepyannoying and unpleasant.; "some creepy kids were bothering her"
~ disgustful, disgusting, foul, loathly, repelling, revolting, skanky, yucky, distasteful, loathsome, repellant, repellent, wickedhighly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust.; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
~ ghoulish, morbidsuggesting the horror of death and decay.; "morbid details"
~ hideous, horrific, outrageous, horridgrossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror.; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"
~ objectionable, obnoxiouscausing disapproval or protest.; "a vulgar and objectionable person"
~ rankvery offensive in smell or taste.; "a rank cigar"
~ scrimydirty and disgusting.; "worry about the gossip and secretiveness and other scrimy sides"
~ verminousof the nature of vermin; very offensive or repulsive.
~ unpalatablenot pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind.; "an unpalatable meal"; "unpalatable truths"; "unpalatable behavior"
~ unpleasantdisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings.; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"
adj. 7. dysphemistic, offensivesubstitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one.; "`nigger' is a dysphemistic term for `African-American'"
adj. 8. loathsome, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, offensive, queasy, sickening, vilecausing or able to cause nausea.; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
~ unwholesomedetrimental to physical or moral well-being.; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"