American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Inoffensive

INOFFENS’IVE, a. [in and offensive.]

1. Giving no offense or provocation; as an inoffensive man; an inoffensive answer.

2. Giving no uneasiness or disturbance; as an inoffensive appearance or sight.

3. Harmless; doing no injury or mischief.

Thy inoffensive satires never bite.

4. Not obstructing; presenting no hinderance.

--From hence a passage broad,

Smooth, easy, inoffensive, down to hell.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Inoffensive," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=518LVNEMTDWIF4U.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Inoffensive." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 8 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=518LVNEMTDWIF4U.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Inoffensive' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 8 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=518LVNEMTDWIF4U.