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Synonyms of 'offending'

(adjective) 
The book was withdrawn and the offending passages deleted.
Synonyms
upsetting
,
disturbing
There are disturbing reports of killings.
,
offensive
the offensive smell of manure
,
unpleasant
an unpleasant taste of cheap coffee
,
unsavoury
The sport has long been associated with unsavoury characters.
,
unpalatable
I began to learn the unpalatable truth about John.
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disagreeable
a disagreeable odour

Additional synonyms

in the sense of disagreeable
Definition
(of an incident or situation) unpleasant
a disagreeable odour
Synonyms
horrid (informal),
displeasing,
yucky or yukky (slang),
yucko (Australian, slang)
in the sense of disturbing
There are disturbing reports of killings.
Synonyms
troubling,
upsetting,
dismaying,
agitating,
perturbing
in the sense of offensive
Definition
unpleasant or disgusting to the senses
the offensive smell of manure
Synonyms
grotty (slang),
yucky or yukky (slang),
festy (Australian, slang),
yucko (Australian, slang)

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