Pronunciation of Obnoxious
/ɒbnˈɒkʃəs/, /ɒbnˈɒkʃəs/, /ɒ_b_n_ˈɒ_k_ʃ_ə_s/
Synonyms for obnoxious:
Other synonyms and related words:
horrible, nefarious, sickening, dreadful, evil, Despisable, lousy, ugly, odious, horrid, gross, appalling, foul, contemptible, filthy, infamous, fulsome, abhorrent, rancid, noisome, exceptionable, vile, noxious, rank, antipathetic, nauseous, detestable, despicable, unpopular, loathsome, revolting, repugnant, rotten, obscene, awful, abominable, low, undesirable, shabby, nauseating, repellent, objectionable, wretched.
offensive, repulsive (adjective)
gross, repugnant, nasty, loathsome, sickening, abominable, repellent, foul, detestable, awful, nauseating, objectionable, rotten, reprehensible, unpleasant, revolting, abhorrent, disgusting, disagreeable, horrid, odious.
depraved, scandalous, wrongdoing, perverse, indecent, base, evildoing, damnable, villainous, sadistic, black, degenerate, sinister, sinful, debased, iniquitous, improper, debauched, Misdoing, immoral, wicked, reprehensible, criminal, corrupt, blameworthy, shocking, bad, lawbreaking, felonious.
Usage examples for obnoxious:
- He became so obnoxious to the government by his radical principles that he was imprisoned about the age of fifteen, and banished a few years later. - "A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations", Joseph Mazzini Wheeler.
- In addition to this, Mr. Stuart, in endeavoring to explain away, as far as possible, the obnoxious character of his testimony, declared that some things which he did say at the time his testimony was given had been omitted; while something he did not say was inserted. - "Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?", John B. Remsburg.
- Some obnoxious cur might skoff you. - "The Red Derelict", Bertram Mitford.