noun see invidious

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  • invidiousness — index malice Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • invidiousness — noun Malevolent provocation of dislike or resentment; the state or quality of being invidious. Sometimes she caught him looking at her with a louring invidiousness that she could hardly bear. See Also: invidious, invidiously …   Wiktionary

  • invidiousness — invidious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unacceptable, unfair, and likely to arouse resentment or anger in others. DERIVATIVES invidiously adverb invidiousness noun. ORIGIN Latin invidiosus, from invidia hostility …   English terms dictionary

  • Invidiousness — Invidious In*vid i*ous, a. [L. invidiosus, fr. invidia envy. See {Envy}, and cf. {Envious}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Envious; malignant. [Obs.] Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. Worthy of envy; desirable; enviable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Such a person appeareth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • invidiousness — See invidiously. * * * …   Universalium

  • invidiousness — in vid·i·ous·ness || ɪn vɪdɪəsnɪs n. offensiveness, discrimination; hatefulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • invidiousness — in·vid·i·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • invidiousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being invidious : odiousness …   Useful english dictionary

  • invidious — adjective Etymology: Latin invidiosus envious, invidious, from invidia envy more at envy Date: 1606 1. tending to cause discontent, animosity, or envy < the invidious task of arbitration > 2. envious 3. a. of an unpleasant or objectionable nature …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • V. R. Krishna Iyer — IntroductionJustice V. R. Krishna Iyerwas Home minister and minister for law, power, prisons, irrigation and social welfare in the Government of the State of Kerala following the victory of the Communist Party of India under E. M. S.… …   Wikipedia

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