offenseless
adjective see offense

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • offenseless — index blameless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • offenseless — [ə fens′lis] adj. 1. not offending 2. lacking or incapable of offense …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • offenseless — É™ fenslɪs adj. not insulting; not offensive; not violating (the law); powerless to attack …   English contemporary dictionary

  • offenseless — of·fense·less …   English syllables

  • offenseless — of•fense•less or of•fence•less [[t]əˈfɛns lɪs[/t]] adj. 1) without offense 2) incapable of offense or attack 3) not offensive • Etymology: 1595–1605 …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

  • offenceless — adj. incapable of offending or attacking; harmless. Syn: offenseless. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • offense — or offence noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin offensa, from feminine of offensus, past participle of offendere Date: 14th century 1. a. obsolete an act of stumbling b. archaic a cause or occasion of sin ; stumbling… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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