Definition of odious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

odious

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈəʊdiəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊdiəs//
 
(formal)
 
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extremely unpleasant synonym horrible What an odious man! Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French odieus, from Latin odiosus, from odium ‘hatred’.
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