offenceless

offenseless

[uh-fens-lis]
adjective
1.
without offense.
2.
incapable of offense or attack.
3.
not offensive.
Also, offenceless.


Origin:
1595–1605; offense + -less

offenselessly, adverb
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offence or offense (əˈfɛns)
 
n
1.  a violation or breach of a law, custom, rule, etc
2.  a.  any public wrong or crime
 b.  a nonindictable crime punishable on summary conviction
3.  annoyance, displeasure, or resentment
4.  give offence, give offence to someone to cause annoyance or displeasure to someone
5.  take offence to feel injured, humiliated, or offended
6.  a source of annoyance, displeasure, or anger
7.  attack; assault
8.  archaic injury or harm
9.  American football the offense
 a.  the team that has possession of the ball
 b.  the members of a team that play in such circumstances
 
offense or offense (əˈfɛns, ˈɒfɛns)
 
n
 
of'fenceless or offense
 
adj
 
of'fenseless or offense
 
adj

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