offense

Part of speech: noun

That which provokes.

Part of speech: noun

Any sin.

Part of speech: noun

Umbrage.

Part of speech: noun

Assault or attack. Offence.

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Usage examples "offense":

  1. The second offense was felony without benefit of clergy. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
  2. If the order was not obeyed, the Commission was to apply for assistance to the circuit court of appeals in the district where the offense was alleged to have been committed. - "The United States Since The Civil War", Charles Ramsdell Lingley.
  3. This is not your first offense, for your head is so well planed off. - "Marie", Alexander Pushkin.