offensiveness offensiveness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being offensive

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The website features more than 2,700 messages, which visitors rank in terms of offensiveness.
  2. Freed of any possibility that their words will be connected to their actual identities, anonymous Internet posters have charted historic new depths of verbal offensiveness.
  3. The letter remained in the Record while a committee of three Senators named by the Vice President pondered its offensiveness to New York.

News

  1. Atlanta radio station apologizes after Steve Gleason remarks

    Some shock jocks crossed a line on Monday morning with a segment making fun of the former Saints player and ALS sufferer. Oh those wacky sports talk radio deejays. Always pushing the envelope into zany new territory. This time it was the morning crew at 790 The Zone in Atlanta traipsing new paths in offensiveness. Their target Monday morning: former Saints player Steve Gleason , who has ALS. Yep ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. Atlanta radio station targets Steve Gleason

    Oh those wacky sports talk radio deejays. Always pushing the envelope into zany new territory. This time it was the morning crew at 790 The Zone in Atlanta traipsing new paths in offensiveness.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Philly.com

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