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[in-uh-fen-siv] /ˌɪn əˈfɛn sɪv/

causing no harm, trouble, or annoyance:
a mild, inoffensive man.
not objectionable, as to the senses:
an inoffensive odor.
not giving offence; unobjectionable
not unpleasant, poisonous, or harmful

1590s, from in- (1) “not, opposite of” + offensive. Related: Inoffensively; inoffensiveness.


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