What does obnoxious mean?

Definitions for obnoxious
əbˈnɒk ʃəsob·nox·ious

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word obnoxious.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. objectionable, obnoxious(adj)

    causing disapproval or protest

    "a vulgar and objectionable person"

Wiktionary

  1. obnoxious(Adjective)

    Very annoying, offensive, odious or contemptible.

    Throwing stones at the bus is another example of your obnoxious behaviour.

  2. obnoxious(Adjective)

    exposed to harm or injury.

  3. Origin: From obnoxiosus, from obnoxius, from ob + noxia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obnoxious(adj)

    subject; liable; exposed; answerable; amenable; -- with to

  2. Obnoxious(adj)

    liable to censure; exposed to punishment; reprehensible; blameworthy

  3. Obnoxious(adj)

    offensive; odious; hateful; as, an obnoxious statesman; a minister obnoxious to the Whigs

  4. Origin: [L. obnoxius; ob (see Ob-) + noxius hurtful. See Noxious.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obnoxious

    ob-nok′shus, adj. liable to hurt or punishment: exposed to: guilty: blameworthy: offensive: subject: answerable.—adv. Obnox′iously.—n. Obnox′iousness. [L.,—ob, before, noxa, hurt.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obnoxious in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obnoxious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of obnoxious in a Sentence

  1. William Feather:

    Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.

  2. Ulysses S. Grant:

    I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.

  3. Ulysses S. Grant:

    I know no method to secure the repeal of bad, obnoxious, or unjust laws so effective as their strict execution.

  4. Eric Swalwell:

    It's a balance between horning your way in and sharing who you are and what you believe, but not being obnoxious.

  5. Garrett Coyne:

    I can’t believe someone could be so obnoxious and ignorant and rude about a situation that I struggle with daily.

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  • مزعج، هجوم، بغيض، أو ذميمArabic
  • отвратителенBulgarian
  • widerlich, widerwärtig, abscheulich, anstößig, unerträglich, unausstehlichGerman
  • αποκρουστικόςGreek
  • odioso, desagradable, detestable, odiosa, inhalagüeñoSpanish
  • ärsyttävä, inhottava, sietämätön, vastenmielinenFinnish
  • ennuyeux, odieux, désagréableFrench
  • obnóxioGalician
  • अप्रियHindi
  • ellenszenvesHungarian
  • burukIndonesian
  • odioso, detestabile, ripugnanteItalian
  • 忌まわしい, 嫌Japanese
  • საზიზღარიGeorgian
  • obnoxiumLatin
  • vervelend, onaangenaam, weerzinwekkend, onuitstaanbaarDutch
  • ufyselig, utåleligNorwegian
  • okropny, obraźliwy, przykry, wstrętny, nieznośnyPolish
  • desagradável, insuportávelPortuguese
  • respingător, neplăcut, dezagreabil, nesuferit, insuportabil, grețosRomanian
  • омерзительный, отвратительныйRussian
  • odbojan, odvratan, odiozanSerbo-Croatian
  • vidrig, avskyvärd, motbjudande, förhatligSwedish
  • iğrençTurkish
  • неприємнийUkrainian
  • 厭惡Chinese

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