offenceless
offenceless offenceless adj. incapable of offending or attacking; harmless.

Syn: offenseless. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • offenceless — /əˈfɛnsləs/ (say uh fensluhs) adjective 1. without offence. 2. incapable of offence or attack. 3. unoffending …   Australian English dictionary

  • offenceless — adjective incapable of offending or attacking • Syn: ↑offenseless • Similar to: ↑inoffensive, ↑unoffending …   Useful english dictionary

  • offenseless — adjective incapable of offending or attacking • Syn: ↑offenceless • Similar to: ↑inoffensive, ↑unoffending * * * offenselessly, adv. /euh fens lis/, adj. 1. without offense …   Useful english dictionary

  • Offenseless — Of*fense less, a. Unoffending; inoffensive. Syn: offenceless. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • offenseless — offenselessly, adv. /euh fens lis/, adj. 1. without offense. 2. incapable of offense or attack. 3. not offensive. Also, offenceless. [1595 1605; OFFENSE + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • offence — n. (US offense) 1 an illegal act; a transgression or misdemeanour. 2 a wounding of the feelings; resentment or umbrage (no offence was meant). 3 the act of attacking or taking the offensive; aggressive action. Phrases and idioms: give offence… …   Useful english dictionary

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