odiously
adverb see odious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • odiously — odious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ extremely unpleasant; repulsive. DERIVATIVES odiously adverb odiousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin odium hatred …   English terms dictionary

  • Odiously — Odious O di*ous, a. [L. odiosus, from odium hatred: cf. F. odieux. See {Odium}.] 1. Hateful; deserving or receiving hatred; as, an odious name, system, vice. All wickedness will be most odious. Sprat. [1913 Webster] He rendered himself odious to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • odiously — See odious. * * * …   Universalium

  • odiously — adverb In an odious manner …   Wiktionary

  • odiously — əʊdɪəslɪ adj. in an odious manner; abhorrently; repulsively, offensively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • odiously — odi·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • odiously — adverb in an offensive and hateful manner I don t know anyone who could have behaved so abominably • Syn: ↑detestably, ↑repulsively, ↑abominably • Derived from adjective: ↑odious, ↑abominable ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • odious — odiously, adv. odiousness, n. /oh dee euhs/, adj. 1. deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable. 2. highly offensive; repugnant; disgusting. [1350 1400; ME < L odiosus, equiv. to od(ium) hatred, ODIUM + osus OUS] Syn. 1. abominable,… …   Universalium

  • abominably — adverb 1. in an offensive and hateful manner I don t know anyone who could have behaved so abominably • Syn: ↑detestably, ↑repulsively, ↑odiously • Derived from adjective: ↑odious (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • detestably — adverb in an offensive and hateful manner I don t know anyone who could have behaved so abominably • Syn: ↑repulsively, ↑abominably, ↑odiously • Derived from adjective: ↑odious (for: ↑odiousl …   Useful english dictionary

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