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Definition of "inoffensive" []

  • Giving no offense; unobjectionable. (adjective)
  • Causing no harm; harmless. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inoffensive" in a sentence
  • "The gentleman pleaded for himself, that "in truth" was a word inoffensive, even in his judgment who accused him."
  • "If the author convenes religious beliefs in inoffensive and unobtrusive manner (King did this in “The Stand” and it was perfectly digestible) or turn it in a underlying message, that's perfectly fine with me - but don’t drop it fervently right on top of my head."
  • "If you were being polite you'd call it inoffensive."