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'defensive'

Overview of noun defensive

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1. defensive, defensive attitude -- (an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive'))


Overview of adj defensive
1. defensive -- (intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack; "defensive weapons"; "a defensive stance")

2. defensive, justificative, justificatory -- (attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing)



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