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inoffensive adj
1 not causing anger or annoyance; "inoffensive behavior" [syn: unoffending] [ant: offensive]
2 morally respectable or inoffensive; "a past that was scarcely savory" [syn: savory, savoury] [ant: unsavory]
3 giving no offense; "a quiet inoffensive man"; "a refreshing inoffensive stimulant" [ant: offensive]
4 of an inoffensive substitute for offensive terminology; "`peepee' is a common euphemistic term" [syn: euphemistic] [ant: dysphemistic]
5 not offensive; "an inoffensive level" [syn: uncontroversial]
6 causing no harm; "an inoffensive animal" [syn: unoffending]

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inoffensive p

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The term harmless may be taken in several ways:

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