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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chateaubriand:

    One is not superior merely because one sees the world as odious.

  2. Vicomte de Chateaubriand:

    You are not superior just because you see the world in an odious light.

  3. Yayi Boni:

    The discussions we have had with him reassure us, we are going to put an end to this odious phenomenon ... This summit will be decisive.

  4. Sa?di:

    Wickedness, by whomsoever committed, is odious, but most of all in men of learning; for learning is the weapon with which Satan is combated, and when a man is made captive with arms in his hand his shame is more excessive.

  5. Charles Lamb:

    A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondence, an odious approximation, a haunting conscience, a preposterous shadow, lengthening in the noon-tide of our prosperity. He is known by his knock.

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