Synonyms for offence

Synonyms for (noun) offence

Synonyms: law-breaking, crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, offence, offense

Definition: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

Usage: a long record of crimes

Similar words: transgression, evildoing

Definition: the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle

Usage: the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father

Synonyms: offence, offense, offensive

Definition: the action of attacking an enemy

Similar words: military operation, operation

Definition: activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign)

Usage: it was a joint operation of the navy and air force

Synonyms: discourtesy, offence, offense, offensive activity

Definition: a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others

Similar words: conduct, doings, behavior, behaviour

Definition: manner of acting or controlling yourself

Synonyms: umbrage, offence, offense

Definition: a feeling of anger caused by being offended

Usage: he took offence at my question

Similar words: ire, anger, choler

Definition: a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance

Synonyms: offence, offense

Definition: the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score

Similar words: team, squad

Definition: a cooperative unit (especially in sports)

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