offence (Meaning)

Wordnet

offence (n)

the action of attacking an enemy

the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score

a feeling of anger caused by being offended

a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others

a transgression that constitutes a violation of what is judged to be right

Webster

offence (n.)

See Offense.

The act of offending in any sense; esp., a crime or a sin, an affront or an injury.

The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure.

A cause or occasion of stumbling or of sin.

offence Sentence Examples

  1. The offensive language he used deeply insulted and hurt the audience.
  2. The incident caused immense offence to the entire community.
  3. The player's actions on the field were deemed to be an offence by the referee.
  4. The company's advertising campaign was pulled due to its potential to cause offence.
  5. The student's comments were offensive and resulted in disciplinary action.
  6. The politician's offensive remarks sparked outrage and widespread condemnation.
  7. The author's use of racial slurs constituted a serious offence.
  8. The victim felt deeply offended and humiliated by the perpetrator's actions.
  9. The newspaper apologized for the offensive article that was published.
  10. The judge declared the defendant guilty of the offence and sentenced them accordingly.

FAQs About the word offence

the action of attacking an enemy, the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score, a feeling of anger caused by being offended, a lack of politeness

crime, misdeed, error, breach, felony,violation, sin, debt, transgression, malefaction

noncrime, goodness, virtue, impeccability, blamelessness, righteousness, impeccability, goodness, morality, blamelessness

The offensive language he used deeply insulted and hurt the audience.

The incident caused immense offence to the entire community.

The player's actions on the field were deemed to be an offence by the referee.

The company's advertising campaign was pulled due to its potential to cause offence.