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Etymology

Via French odieux, "odious", from Latin odiosus, from odium, "hate", -osus, "-ous", from odisse, "to hate".

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Adjective

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Positive
odious

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  1. Arousing or meriting strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure.
    Scrubbing the toilet is an odious task.

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