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Spell Check of defensive

Correct spelling: defensive

Common misspellings for defensive:

deffensive, defencive, defisive.


Google Ngram Viewer results for defensive:

This graph shows how "defensive" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for defensive:

  1. His measures had been so well taken, his resolute spirit had laboured with such effect, that the alliance, offensive and defensive between the Emperor, England, and Holland, had been already signed. –  by
  2. Seventy men and four cannon completed the defensive line which Montcalm had drawn around the top of the rock. –  by
  3. Becoming wholly desperate, and changing reason into violence, he assumed the part of one who attacked, not one who was on the defensive who, while he struck fiercely, was more fiercely struck; and while he manfully fought, was more manfully attacked in his turn. –  by