Offensive and Pleasant


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Offensive adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: the smell of rotting food is quite offensive

Pleasant is an antonym for offensive in topics: disgusting, disrespectful.
Nearby Words: offend, offence, offensively
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Pleasant adjective – Giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses.
Usage example: the massage was extremely pleasant and relaxing

Offensive is an antonym for pleasant in topics: pleasing, friendly, acceptable.
Nearby Words: pleasing, pleasure, pleased, pleasurable, pleasantness
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manner offensive manner pleasant manner
nature offensive nature pleasant nature
way offensive way pleasant way
characters offensive characters pleasant characters
Other nouns: nothing, side, version, ways.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Parks and Recreation Despite this, Councilman Milton seems to be a pleasant, harmless old man who just doesn't realize his old fashioned beliefs are now deemed offensive, falling into this trope.
  • Censored for Comedy Then Gintoki points that they can make vomiting less offensive by covering up the sound of it with something else, which leads to pleasant music playing while he, Kagura, and Shinpachi puke their guts out for about 10 seconds straight
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Pleasant or Offensive. 2016. Accessed January 22, 2021.

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