[ US /əˈfɛns/ ]
a feeling of anger caused by being offended
he took offence at my question
- a transgression that constitutes a violation of what is judged to be right
- the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score
- a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
- the action of attacking an enemy
How To Use offense In A Sentence
- The attitude of sex offense and the examination of mass media were the topics less to be reported lately.
- Reliable statewide estimates of the specific offense distribution of California's probationers are not available.
- The author went from from a condemning avengeful God to a milch toast, permissive parent who forgives all offenses AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed
- The first offense will result in disqualification of the shooter from the event.
- He showed his athletism by becoming the Bearkats 'all-time leader in total offense with 6,159 yards and finished second in the nation in the Football Championship Subdivision with 354.2 total yards per game as a senior. Undefined
- When we gave Eli his big contract, we needed him to go from above-average/pretty good to very good, and to make the leap from a steward of a good offense to someone who could carry the offense by himself. Greg Hanlon: Ungiantlike: Eagles 45 - Giants 38
- The treatment process and efficacy, judicial program evaluation, establishing assessment tools, sex offense prevention education, and treatment program evaluation were popular topics recently.
- The offense struggled to sustain drives last year and must get better on third down.
- Minnesota's offense showed improvement last week, with their quarterback leading a rout of the Saints.
- The team's vast improvement can be traced to a more balanced offense, which complements an improving defense.