What is the opposite of offensive?

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Adjective
Opposite of unpleasant or disgusting to the senses
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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 extremely unpleasant to the senses
Adjective
Opposite of obscene or offensive in nature
“Brian always managed to still be funny while sticking to telling wholesome jokes.”
Adjective
Opposite of deplorable, arousing revulsion or strong indignation
Adjective
Opposite of deserving hatred and contempt
Adjective
Opposite of marked by aggression and hostility, or warlike in nature
Adjective
Opposite of not up to the required standard or quality
“Although its taste is barely acceptable, these meager rations were all the station dared supply.”
Noun
Opposite of an attacking military campaign
Noun
Opposite of a sudden violent attack, especially by an army or group
“Evidently, the sudden retreat fatigued the troops as well as discouraged them.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare
Noun
Opposite of an intensive or sudden military attack
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 a forceful attack or effort
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