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



BrE BrE//ˈəʊdiəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊdiəs//
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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’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: odious