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Definitions for obnoxious
əbˈnɒk ʃəsob·nox·ious

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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.

    Etymology: From obnoxiosus, from obnoxius, from ob + noxia.

  2. obnoxious(Adjective)

    exposed to harm or injury.

    Etymology: From obnoxiosus, from obnoxius, from ob + noxia.

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Obnoxious(adj)

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

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

  2. Obnoxious(adj)

    liable to censure; exposed to punishment; reprehensible; blameworthy

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

  3. Obnoxious(adj)

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

    Etymology: [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. Sam Rockwell:

    I. Was. So. Obnoxious, i wouldn't be surprised if an obituary says, 'Gonged. He's Gonged. He's finally Gonged.' But that's not me. It's not me.

  3. Kevin Brackett:

    What these gentlemen did was take a courageous stand against an obnoxious and vile policy, it’s important that we publicly and legally recognize the wrongfulness of those convictions.

  4. RJ intindola:

    Do not humiliate, disrespect or embarrass; always speak with a soft tongue when holding your ground. To be loud, rude and obnoxious will negate the argument and advantage. And truth is always mandatory.

  5. Meryl Streep:

    He came up to me and said, ‘I’m Dustin — burp — Hoffman,’ and he put his hand on my breast, what an obnoxious pig, I thought.

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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
  • ಅಸಹ್ಯಕರKannada
  • 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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