Antonyms of adj inoffensive

3 senses of inoffensive

Sense 1
inoffensive (vs. offensive), unoffending -- (not causing anger or annoyance; "inoffensive behavior")

offensive (vs. inoffensive) -- (causing anger or annoyance; "offensive remarks")
        => abusive, opprobrious, scurrilous -- (expressing offensive reproach)

Sense 2
inoffensive (vs. offensive) -- (giving no offense; "a quiet inoffensive man"; "a refreshing inoffensive stimulant")

offensive (vs. inoffensive) -- (unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors")
        => abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive -- (offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels")
        => charnel, ghastly, sepulchral -- (gruesomely indicative of death or the dead; "a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones"; "ghastly shrieks"; "the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs")
        => creepy -- (annoying and unpleasant; "some creepy kids were bothering her")
        => disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky -- (highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench")
        => ghoulish, morbid -- (suggesting the horror of death and decay; "morbid details")
        => hideous, horrid, horrific, outrageous -- (grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry")
        => objectionable, obnoxious -- (causing disapproval or protest; "a vulgar and objectionable person")
        => rank -- (very offensive in smell or taste; "a rank cigar")
        => scrimy -- (dirty and disgusting; "worry about the gossip and secretiveness and other scrimy sides"- Al Hine)
        => verminous -- (of the nature of vermin; very offensive or repulsive)

Sense 3
euphemistic (vs. dysphemistic), inoffensive -- (substituting a mild term for a harsher or distasteful one; "`peepee' is a common euphemistic term")


Similarity of adj inoffensive

3 senses of inoffensive

Sense 1
inoffensive (vs. offensive), unoffending -- (not causing anger or annoyance; "inoffensive behavior")
       => offenseless, offenceless -- (incapable of offending or attacking)

Sense 2
inoffensive (vs. offensive) -- (giving no offense; "a quiet inoffensive man"; "a refreshing inoffensive stimulant")
       => innocuous, unobjectionable -- (not causing disapproval; "it was an innocuous remark"; "confined himself to innocuous generalities"; "unobjectionable behavior")

Sense 3
euphemistic (vs. dysphemistic), inoffensive -- (substituting a mild term for a harsher or distasteful one; "`peepee' is a common euphemistic term")

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