Thesaurus > Related Words: offence

  Words related to offence

Related / Similar Words: misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, offense, violation, infringement, offensive, discourtesy, offensive activity, umbrage

 

Definition:
  • a crime less serious than a felony;
  • the action of attacking an enemy;
  • a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others;
  • a feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence at my question";
  • the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score;

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    Hyponyms: disorderly conduct, disorderly behavior, disturbance of the peace, breach of the peace, false pretense, false pretence, indecent exposure, public nudity, perjury, bearing false witness, lying under oath, sedition, counteroffensive, dirty war, rollback, push back, derision, ridicule, indelicacy, insolence, insult, affront, presumption, rebuff, slight

     

    Derivational Morphology: conflict, run afoul, infringe, contravene, transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break, hurt, wound, injure, bruise, spite, pique

     

     
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