Pronunciation of Odious
/ˈə͡ʊdɪəs/, /ˈəʊdɪəs/, /ˈəʊ_d_ɪ__ə_s/
Antonyms for odious:
Synonyms for odious:
Other synonyms and related words:
obnoxious, invidious, horrible, despicable, infamous, Despisable, damnable, scandalous, nefarious, nasty, rotten, noxious, antipathetic, execrable, gross, abhorrent, evil, terrible, horrid, lousy, atrocious, awful, rancid, abominable, shocking, vile, beastly, mean, noisome, outrageous, sickening, unspeakable, revolting, appalling, detestable, opprobrious, deplorable, distasteful, low, fulsome, wretched, hateful, contemptible, dreadful, nauseating, nauseous, loathsome, cursed.
hateful, horrible (adjective)
cutting, unpleasant, harrowing, horrendous, bothersome, withering, chafing, biting, severe, Gnawing, aching, troublesome, anguishing, insufferable, stinging, painful, inflaming, disagreeable, distressful, irritating, Irksome, crushing, excruciating, sore, woeful, oppressive, aggravating, agonizing, arduous, smarting, unbearable, Besetting, wrenching, tormenting, miserable, offensive, stabbing, grievous, acute, bitter, Cramping, cruel, burdensome, trying, uncomfortable, piercing, grueling, hurtful, annoying, throbbing.
homely, unattractive, inelegant, Ill-looking, unaesthetic, unsightly, grotesque, unlovely, repulsive, plain, ugly, shapeless, repugnant, unpleasant, disfigured, unappealing, hideous, displeasing, abhorrent, repellent, disagreeable, unpleasing, undesirable.
foul, dingy, shabby, disgusting, filthy, scatological, grubby, unclean, crummy, unsanitary, impure, festering, infectious, icky, obscene, unhygenic, defiled, slovenly, scruffy, muddy, fetid, grungy, dusty, putrid, squalid, sloppy, grimy, sordid, dirty, untidy, mucky, murky, insalubrious, smutty, toxic, septic, offensive.
Usage examples for odious:
- I wonder that Mr. Hamerton had a thought for the amusement of tourists, who are to him odious, as it seems necessary they should be to all right- minded writers of travel. - "Our Journey to the Hebrides", Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
- And do you know, Cecile- for if you don't 'tis right you should- all that money I was promised for the care of you and your brother, and the odious dog, has never come. - "The Children's Pilgrimage", L. T. Meade.
- He had several times talked about " making treason odious," and had said that traitors should take back seats in the work of Reconstruction, and had used language which implied that some of the more prominent Confederates ought to be tried and executed for treason. - "The Life of Lyman Trumbull", Horace White.