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Overview of noun defensive

The noun defensive has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. defensive, defensive attitude

(an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive'))

Overview of adj defensive

The adj defensive has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (9) defensive

(intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack; "defensive weapons"; "a defensive stance")

2. (1) defensive, justificative, justificatory

(attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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