Definition of Odious

1. Adjective. Unequivocally detestable. "Consequences odious to those you govern"

Exact synonyms: Abominable, Detestable, Execrable
Similar to: Hateful
Derivative terms: Abominate, Odiousness, Odium



Definition of Odious

1. a. Hateful; deserving or receiving hatred; as, an odious name, system, vice.

Definition of Odious

1. Adjective. Arousing or meriting strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Odious

1. deserving or causing hatred [adj] : ODIOUSLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Odious

odeon
odeons
odes
odeum
odeums
odible
odic
odically
odiferous
odiferously
odiferousness
odin
odinism
odinite
odintsovite
odious (current term)
odiously
odiousness
odiousnesses
odism
odisms
odist
odists
odium
odium generis humani
odium theologicum
odiums
odize
odized
odizes

Literary usage of Odious

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1. The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty (1883)
"On the other hand, let us consider as odious every thing that is, in its own nature, rather injurious than useful to mankind. Those things which have a ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"Mrs .Trumpler will of course take it up. She's odious ... odious. You haven't seen her yet. but you'll have to call on her; she contributes a thousand ..."

3. A Life of William Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1898)
"In Shakespeare's early life the convention was wittily parodied by Gabriel Harvey in ' An Amorous odious sonnet intituled The Student's Loove or ..."

4. A Life of William Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1898)
"In Shakespeare's early life the convention was wittily parodied by Gabriel Harvey in 'An Amorous odious sonnet intituled The Student's Loove or ..."

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