What is the opposite of offensive?

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Adjective
Opposite of unpleasant or disgusting to the senses
Adjective
Opposite of for the purpose of attack rather than defence
Adjective
Opposite of causing someone to feel resentful, upset, or annoyed
Adjective
Opposite of suggestively offensive or ill-natured
“We have received some very complimentary remarks from our customers about the facilities and the services we offer.”
Adjective
Opposite of obscene or offensive in nature
“Brian always managed to still be funny while sticking to telling wholesome jokes.”
Adjective
Opposite of offensive to the senses, especially through having a disgusting smell or taste
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Adjective
Opposite of extremely unpleasant in nature
“And I think to myself, what a wonderful world!”
Adjective
Opposite of causing anger or another strong reaction, especially deliberately
Adjective
Opposite of disagreeable and unpleasant because morally disreputable
Adjective
Opposite of excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious
Adjective
Opposite of not or no longer desired
Adjective
Opposite of too embarrassing, offensive, or shocking to be spoken about
Noun
Opposite of an attacking military campaign
Noun
Opposite of a military strike or incursion
“They made their retreat when the local tribes began to show some aggression.”
Noun
Opposite of a special effort exerted towards a particular goal
“Due to the controversy, there was genuine hesitation by the team to release the film to the public.”
Noun
Opposite of a state of armed conflict between different countries or different groups within a country
“The brief period of peace in Europe allowed Napoleon to focus on the French colonies abroad.”
Noun
Opposite of an intensive or sudden military attack
Noun
Opposite of a forceful attack or effort
Noun
Opposite of a direct assault by troops on a fortified place
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