a. harmless; innocent; giving no offense
In recent years public companies have preferred to wish their employees and customers an inoffensive Happy Holidays.
Sentence in Classic:
Alexey Alexandrovitch cleared his throat, and not looking at his opponent, but selecting, as he always did while he was delivering his speeches, the first person sitting opposite him, an inoffensive little old man, who never had an opinion of any sort in the Commission, began to expound his views.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
For a long while she could hardly believe that their dissension had arisen from a conversation so inoffensive, of so little moment to either.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Shy although in the right, violent although strong, it struck at random; it walked like a blind elephant; it left behind it the corpses of old men, of women, and of children; it wished the blood of inoffensive and innocent persons without knowing why.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
She had come with a gentleman by the name of Gouvernail, connected with one of the daily papers, of whom nothing special could be said, except that he was observant and seemed quiet and inoffensive.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
If the lemonade be pure and inoffensive, the syrup will retain its color; if, on the contrary, the lemonade be drugged with poison, the syrup will become green.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context