Definition of Offending

1. Adjective. Offending against or breaking a law or rule. "Contracts offending against the statute were canceled"

Similar to: Sinning, Offensive, Violative
Antonyms: Unoffending



Definition of Offending

1. Verb. (present participle of ''offend'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Offending

1. offend [v] - See also: offend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Offending

offences
offencive
offencively
offend
offendable
offendant
offended
offendedly
offendedness
offendee
offendees
offender
offenders
offendest
offendeth
offending (current term)
offendor
offendour
offendress
offendresses
offends
offense
offenseful
offenseless
offenses
offensible
offension
offensive
offensive activity
offensive back

Literary usage of Offending

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1. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"Amputation or mutilation of the offending member has particularly been in vogue among so-called peoples of culture.1 It is often mentioned in the Code of ..."

2. Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"again by night, and the parties in this case offending to be punished at the direction of the alderman of the ward, and the house of the receiver of such ..."

3. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"WOULD IMMUNITY FROM CAPTURE, DURING WAR, OF NON-offending PRIVATE PROPERTY UPON THE HIGH SEAS BE IN THE INTEREST OF CIVILIZATION?1 This subject is a timely ..."

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