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English definition of “invidious”


adjective uk   /ɪnˈvɪd.i.əs/ formal us  
likely to cause unhappiness or be unpleasant, especially because unfair: Such a difficult choice placed her in an invidious position.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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