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noun as in hideousness

noun as in ugliness

noun as in unsightliness

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It would be offensive to the voters they’re losing, and whom they’ll need in the future.

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The offense is scoring almost nine points per game less than you would expect based on the down, distance and field position of each offensive play, per data from TruMedia.

His rate of swinging at pitches outside the strike zone was very similar to 2019, a much better offensive season for him.

Locksley recently called the offensive line “probably the most improved group on our team.”

Lions’ Matthew Stafford, multiple 49ers offensive players placed on teams’ covid-19 lists25.

Beinart highlights two of them: Gaza and the offensiveness of baby-counting.

In his beyond-the-pale derision and offensiveness, he turned it into a night that could never have been an Oscar ceremony.

This year was no different, and even threatened to smash the record for apparent offensiveness.

Beyond the offensiveness, Terry laments the muddled messaging on such an important topic.

It cannot be said that the offensiveness of the act of disobedience is tempered by any very conciliatory tone in the words used.

He tried in these words to be slightly offensive; the offensiveness, however, went wide of the mark, and he was sorry.

There was almost always a certain sleek offensiveness about Charles Kingsley when he sat down to write.

But not even Father Healy could keep the tale from growing in magnitude and increased offensiveness.

All their offensiveness notwithstanding, they have a stately flight.


On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to offensiveness, such as: bawdiness, boorishness, callousness, crassness, crudity, and harshness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.