Words and phrases that rhyme with defensive:   (53 results)

2 syllables:
ence of, fence of, gencive, hence of, pensive, sence of, sense of, sensive, tense of, tensive

3 syllables:
ascensive, coextensive, defence of, defense of, defensiv, descensive, dimensive, distensive, expense of, expensive, extensive, immensive, incensive, intensiv, intensive, offense of, offensive, ostensive, pretence of, pretense of, protensive, suspensive

4 syllables:
apprehensive, comprehensive, hypertensive, hypotensive, indefensive, inexpensive, inoffensive, normotensive, recompensive, reprehensive, unexpensive, unoffensive

5 syllables:
antihypertensive, counteroffensive, inapprehensive, incomprehensive, misapprehensive, noncomprehensive, unapprehensive, uncomprehensive

6 syllables:

Words and phrases that almost rhyme :   (50 results)

2 syllables:
denim, dented, fences, lenses, lesson, menace, mention, pension, senseless, senses, tenses, tension, venom

3 syllables:
aggressive, apprentice, attentive, commences, deceptive, defenseless, defenses, demented, dimension, dispenses, effective, expenses, extended, forensic, forensics, impressive, incentive, intended, inventive, obsessive, offended, oppressive, perspective, presented, pretentious, preventive, progressive, protective, selective, suspended, suspenseful, tremendous

4 syllables:
condescension, consequences, inattentive, quintessential, unattended

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See defensive used in context: 31 poetry verses, 2 Shakespeare works, 72 definitions

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