Complete Definition of "odious"

was wotd|2006|October|7
English
Etymology
Via French odieux, "odious", from Latin odiosus, from odium, "hate", -osus, "-ous", from odisse, "to hate".

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËÉÊdiÉs/ italbrac|RP
IPA|/ËoÊdiÉs/ italbrac|US
audio|en-us-odious.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÊdiÉs|-ÉÊdiÉs

Adjective
en-adj

  1. arouse|Arousing or meriting strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure.

#:Scrubbing the toilet is an odious task.

Synonyms
detestable, hated, reviled, unsavory

Translations

Dutch: hatelijk, hatelijke
Finnish: kauhea, inhottava, vihattava, vastenmielinen
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French: odieux m, odieuse f
Spanish: odioso m, odiosa f

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Revision and Credits for"odious"
  • 2007-12-24 19:40 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/72.185.84.54|72.185.84.54]] ([[User_talk:72.185.84.54|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:SemperBlotto|SemperBlotto]]

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