Offense in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Offense

The act of offending: | The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure. | (team sports) A strategy and tactics employed when in position to score; contrasted with defense.

Short Example Sentence for Offense

  • 1. Hank took offense at the remark. 🔊
  • 2. And this offense appears to be a frequent one. 🔊
  • 3. Theft was considered a worse offense than killing. 🔊
  • 4. It would be a deep offense to this friendly prince. 🔊
  • 5. Ben knew she would take great offense if he laughed. 🔊
  • 6. It was offense enough that Julia loved him. 🔊
  • 7. But what if they had been right, and his had been the offense against them? 🔊
  • 8. Any offense or affront to the individual was a mortal offense. 🔊
  • 9. And his kinsfolks can't take offense either. 🔊
  • 10. Still the offense abounded, and multiplied as the sands on the seashore. 🔊
  • 11. Prometheus, as penance for what offense art thou thus suffering? 🔊
  • 12. In so doing he has given mortal offense to the mother of two Southern boys. 🔊
  • 13. Raskolnikoff's misanthropy did not take offense at the dirty state of his den. 🔊

How to use Offense in Sentence?

  • 1. She has more than once given offense to her friends by putting them into her books. 🔊
  • 2. Garth succeeded in avoiding at the same time giving offense and giving information. 🔊
  • 3. To make hair-oil like that used by the priests was an offense punishable with death. 🔊
  • 4. They had but few weapons of offense or defense, and knew not the use of the bow and arrow. 🔊
  • 5. In the back of my mind was always a sense of the enormity of her offense against Perry. 🔊
  • 6. If he committed the offense often, a yoke would be put round his neck, as if he were a brute. 🔊
  • 7. I was very much embarrassed, yet I did not want to give offense by refusing them. 🔊
  • 8. I am not angry, nor with you, nor him: Nor should you take offense at what I do. 🔊
  • 9. A stalwart darkey once gave offense at a negro ball in New Orleans by putting on a good many airs. 🔊
  • 10. It's by no means a criminal offense for him to pick a row with you about his shotgun. 🔊
  • 11. Any petty offense on the part of a slave was sufficient to subject the offender to this brutal treatment. 🔊
  • 12. The idea of taking offense at any nonsense which an ignorant pagan should say was quite beneath him. 🔊
  • 13. The commander appears to be very blameworthy; and the investigation to punish him according to his offense is now being made. 🔊
  • 14. His tone conveyed that he had intended no offense and refused to take any; the disagreeableness should be all on the same side. 🔊
  • 15. These causes range all the way from violation of property to offense to the most abstract ideas of national etiquette. 🔊
  • 16. In the second trial the offense was laid both as profanity and as sedition, which seems to have made the jury hesitate. 🔊
  • 17. Think you, you can be a sage, and continue to eat and drink and be wrathful and take offense just as you were wont? 🔊
  • 18. The offender must know he has trespassed in a realm beyond your administration and rule; he has done more than commit an offense against you. 🔊
  • 19. When a wife committed an offense against the state she possessed a separate and distinct life and personalty, for the purposes of punishment. 🔊
  • 20. All weapons of defense and offense are given up; all weapons of mind and heart, and brain, and spirit. 🔊
  • 21. Indeed, from that time on and for long afterwards, almost the only metalworkers needed were makers of arms and weapons of offense and defense. 🔊
  • 22. Miss Cavell did not know, or knew only in the vaguest manner, the offense with which she was charged. 🔊