Definitions for odiumˈoʊ di əm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
o•di•umˈoʊ di əm(n.)
intense hatred or dislike.
the reproach, discredit, etc., attaching to some discreditable action.
the state or quality of being hated.
Origin of odium:
1595–1605; < L: hatred, der. of odisse to hate
state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
abhorrence, abomination, detestation, execration, loathing, odium(noun)
hate coupled with disgust
Hatred; dislike; as, his conduct brought him into odium, or, brought odium upon him.
The quality that provokes hatred; offensiveness.
Origin: Borrowed from odium.