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odious

[oh-dee-uhs]
adjective
1.
deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable.
2.
highly offensive; repugnant; disgusting.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin odiōsus, equivalent to od(ium) hatred, odium + -ōsus -ous

odiously, adverb
odiousness, noun
unodious, adjective
unodiously, adverb
unodiousness, noun

1. malodorous, odious, odoriferous, odorous, smelly, stinky ; 2. odious, odorous.


1. abominable, objectionable, despicable, execrable. See hateful. 2. loathsome, repellent, repulsive.


1. attractive, lovable.
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odious (ˈəʊdɪəs)
 
adj
offensive; repugnant
 
[C17: from Latin; see odium]
 
'odiously
 
adv
 
'odiousness
 
n

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odious
c.1380, from Anglo-Fr. odious, from O.Fr. odieus (1376, Mod.Fr. odieux), from L. odiosus "hateful," from odium "hatred" (see odium).
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