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Offense vs. Misdeed

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Offensenoun

The act of offending:

Misdeednoun

That which was done that should not have been, ranging from any sin or moral offense to various degrees of crime.

‘The petty misdeeds of his youth came back to haunt him when he ran for political office and his character was smeared.’;

Offensenoun

a crime or sin

Misdeednoun

An evil deed; a wicked action.

‘Evils which our own misdeeds have wrought.’;

Offensenoun

an affront, insult or injury.

Misdeednoun

improper or wicked or immoral behavior

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Offensenoun

The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure.

Offensenoun

A strategy and tactics employed when in position to score; contrasted with defense.

Offensenoun

The portion of a team dedicated to scoring when in position to do so; contrasted with defense.

Offensenoun

The act of offending in any sense; esp., a crime or a sin, an affront or an injury.

‘Who was delivered for our offenses, and was raised again for our justification.’; ‘I have given my opinion against the authority of two great men, but I hope without offense to their memories.’;

Offensenoun

The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure; as, to cause offense.

‘He was content to give them just cause of offense, when they had power to make just revenge.’;

Offensenoun

A cause or occasion of stumbling or of sin.

‘Woe to that man by whom the offense cometh!’;

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Offensenoun

In any contest, the act or process of attacking as contrasted with the act of defending; the offensive; as, to go on the offense.

Offensenoun

The members of a team who have the primary responsibility to score goals, in contrast to those who have the responsibility to defend, i.e. to prevent the opposing team from scoring goal.

Offensenoun

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

Offensenoun

a feeling of anger caused by being offended;

‘he took offence at my question’;

Offensenoun

a crime less serious than a felony

Offensenoun

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

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Offensenoun

the action of attacking an enemy

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