Definition of odium noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈəʊdiəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊdiəm//
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a feeling of hatred that a lot of people have towards somebody, because of something they have done Word Origin early 17th cent.: from Latin, ‘hatred’, from the verb stem od- ‘hate’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: odium