Example sentences for: inoffensive

How can you use “inoffensive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • And not only inoffensive

  • The thought that Johns' Flag, which seems so sweet and inoffensive in comparison with the art that causes controversy today, would give anyone political jitters seems a commentary on the oppressiveness of early Cold War America.

  • Finn's awkwardness keeps him inoffensive, but it thoroughly obviates the dramatic arc that's the whole point of Dickens' novel: If success doesn't change Finn for the worse, then his rejection of the high life doesn't entail the same kind of sacrifices--or come as a consequence of some harrowing epiphany.

  • Roucouyennes (Caribs) rubbed their dogs with Hibiscus abelmoschus with the expectation that its pungent smell would prevent jaguars from biting their dogs [ 21 ] . Tukanoan tribes in South America also believed that deer had an inoffensive body odour that was linked to their diet of "pure" foods such as fresh sprouts, young green leaves and sweet fruits [ 31 ] . Tukanoan tribes also believed that people and animals have smells related to the food that they eat and the environment that they lived in [ 31 ] . This association of animal smells with their environment is perhaps what the informant was referring to in his reference to an agouti and the smell of its Piper marginatum "bed".

  • This description may be utterly inoffensive, but it is also so lacking in color or character that a sports-page editor would reject it instantly.


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