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invidiousadjective

uk   /ɪnˈvɪd.i.əs/  us   /ɪnˈvɪd.i.əs/ formal
invidiously
adverb uk   /ɪnˈvɪd.i.əs.li/  us   /ɪnˈvɪd.i.əs.li/
invidiousness
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈvɪd.i.əs.nəs/  us   /ɪnˈvɪd.i.əs.nəs/
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invidiousadjective

 us   /ɪnˈvɪd·i·əs/ fml
likely to cause unhappiness or offense: We are not going to seek for invidious comparisons between governments.
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