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Definitions and Synonyms of offensively | Another word for offensively | What is offensively?

Definition 1: in an aggressive manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where offensively or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • `In this crisis, we must act offensively,' the President said
  • the admiral intends to act offensively in the Mediterranean

Definition 2: in an obnoxious manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where offensively or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences

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Definition 3: in an unpleasantly offensive manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where offensively or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he smelled offensively unwashed

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