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Definition of 'defensively'


  1. in an apologetic and defensive manner; "`I felt it better you should know,' said Sir Cedric defensively"
  2. in a defensive manner; "the general conviction that our side is in the right and acting defensively over what Russians call the German question and Americans the Berlin crisis"
       Antonyms: offensively

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