odious odious  /ˈoʊ di əs/


  • (adj) unequivocally detestable


Derived Word(s)


  1. The trend is far from being a completely odious phenomenon, though.
  2. It is parents and lawyers, collaborating in odious work.
  3. Heidegger was a towering philosopher but an odious man with Nazi sympathies.


  • Watch: Family Holds Funeral for Prop 8

    With the pending US Supreme Court decision likely to knock out the odious Prop 8 in California one way or another, a gay family held a funeral for the law.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Gayapolis


  1. "Men and women who took part in the most odious activity on earth - that of genocide - still live on German and European soil, and in other parts of the world," Mr. Peres said.
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Shimon Peres Source: The Hindu

  2. "That's very different from saying that if you were president, you would personally meet in your first year, without conditions, with these odious dictators," Clinton said.
    on Oct 13, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Meadow Free Press

  3. "I'm very happy about the decision given my position on abortion. Partial birth is one of the most odious aspects of abortion," Arizona Sen. John McCain said while campaigning in South Carolina.
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

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