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English definition of “odious”

odious

adjective     /ˈəʊ.di.əs/ US  /ˈoʊ-/ formal
extremely unpleasant and causing or deserving hate : an odious crime an odious little manSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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