What does odious mean?

Definitions for odious
ˈoʊ di əsodi·ous

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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.

    Etymology: 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.]

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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

Examples of odious in a Sentence

  1. The Telegraph:

    Oh Allah, destroy the odious Christians. Oh Allah Kill them all.

  2. Chateaubriand:

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

  3. Saadi Shirazi:

    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.

  4. Lauren Robel:

    I thought that his views were vile, I thought they were odious, and I thought they clearly didn't reflect the views, I think, of most sensible people.

  5. Antonio Gramsci:

    In the life of children there are two very clear-cut phases, before and after puberty. Before puberty the child's personality has not yet formed and it is easier to guide its life and make it acquire specific habits of order, discipline, and work after puberty the personality develops impetuously and all extraneous intervention becomes odious, tyrannical, insufferable. Now it so happens that parents feel the responsibility towards their children precisely during this second period, when it is too late then of course the stick and violence enter the scene and yield very few results indeed. Why not instead take an interest in the child during the first period

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