HyperDic: offensiveness

English > 1 sense of the word offensiveness:
NOUNattributeoffensiveness, odiousness, distastefulnessthe quality of being offensive
English > offensiveness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being offensive.
Synonymsodiousness, distastefulness
AttributesinoffensiveGiving no offense
inoffensive, unoffendingnot causing anger / anger or annoyance
offensiveunpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
offensiveCausing anger / anger or annoyance
NarrowerblatancyThe property of being both obvious and offensive
hatefulness, obnoxiousness, objectionablenessThe quality of being hateful / hateful
loathsomeness, repulsiveness, sliminess, vileness, lousiness, wickednessThe quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
BroaderunpleasantnessThe quality of giving displeasure
Adjectivesoffensiveunpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
offensivecausing anger / anger or annoyance
offensivemorally offensive
offensiveviolating / violating or tending to violate / violate or offend against
offensivecausing or able to cause nausea

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