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1. inoffensive

adjective. ['ˌɪnəˈfɛnsɪv'] giving no offense.

Synonyms

  • odiousness
  • innocuous
  • unobjectionable
  • distastefulness

Antonyms

  • palatability
  • harmful
  • noxious
  • indecent

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • offensive (English)
  • offensif (French)

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Rhymes with Inoffensive

  • comprehensive
  • inexpensive
  • counteroffensive
  • hypertensive
  • apprehensive
  • extensive
  • expensive
  • intensive
  • defensive
  • pensive

Sentences with inoffensive


1. Adjective
These stereotypes may be offensive or inoffensive, and they may hold true or false.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Simply say, “I’m sorry for your loss.” It’s straightforward and inoffensive.

2. inoffensive

adjective. ['ˌɪnəˈfɛnsɪv'] not causing anger or annoyance.

Synonyms

  • odiousness
  • offenseless
  • offenceless
  • distastefulness
  • unoffending

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • unacceptable
  • scrimy
  • repelling

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • offensive (English)
  • offensif (French)

3. inoffensive

adjective. ['ˌɪnəˈfɛnsɪv'] substituting a mild term for a harsher or distasteful one.

Antonyms

  • pleasantness

Etymology

  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
  • offensive (English)
  • offensif (French)
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