What does obnoxious mean?

Definitions for obnoxious
əbˈnɒk ʃəsob·nox·ious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. objectionable, obnoxiousadjective

    causing disapproval or protest

    "a vulgar and objectionable person"

Wiktionary

  1. obnoxiousadjective

    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. obnoxiousadjective

    exposed to harm or injury.

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

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Obnoxiousadjective

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

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

  2. Obnoxiousadjective

    liable to censure; exposed to punishment; reprehensible; blameworthy

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

  3. Obnoxiousadjective

    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. 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.

  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. Garrett Coyne:

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

  4. Ulysses S. Grant:

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

  5. Katie Packer:

    Donald Trump is Donald Trump and Donald Trump is obnoxious and Donald Trump is all things that women don't really want in a husband in an employer or their president, but there is a segment of Republican Women who will put up with anything, as long as Republican Women have someone who will' tell it like is,' because that's all Republican Women care about. He is doing well among Republican Women that we already get.

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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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