What does odious mean?

Definitions for odiousˈoʊ di əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abominable, detestable, execrable, odious(adj)

    unequivocally detestable

    "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

Wiktionary

  1. odious(Adjective)

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

    Scrubbing the toilet is an odious task.

  2. Origin: Via French odieux, "odious", from Latin odiosus, from odium, "hate", -osus, "-ous", from odisse, "to hate".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Odious

    ō′di-us, adj. hateful: offensive: repulsive: causing hatred.—adv. O′diously.—ns. O′diousness; O′dium, hatred: offensiveness: blame: quality of provoking hate.—Odium theologicum, the proverbial hatred of controversial divines for each other's errors—and persons. [L.,—odi, to hate.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of odious in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of odious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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