odium odium


  1. (n) state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
  2. (n) hate coupled with disgust


  • The deepening sense of odium is reflected in Olmert's single-digit popularity ratings.



  1. Hastings wrote that since his formidable enemy, Philip Francis, announced he would leave India, "I shall have no competitor to oppose my designs, to encourage disobedience to my authority, to excite and foment popular odium against me. In a word, I...
    on Jan 31, 2005 By: Warren Hastings Source: Asia Pacific Media Network

  2. "Councils just didn't plan for the future and we now wear the political odium out of that," Mr Beattie said in a recent interview with The Australian.
    on Apr 8, 2007 By: Peter Beattie Source: The Australian

  3. "If he starts to play around with this, the people who'll wear the cost are the taxpayers," Mr Iemma said. "He'll wear the political odium for that. I won't hold back."
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Morris Iemma Source: The Australian

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