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Odious is an adjective that is used to describe that which is causing hatred or strong dislike. Hateful; highly offensive; repugnant; disgusting.

Examples:

  1. He committed a ‘odious’ crime.
  2. Her remarks at the group of people who were separate from the rest were ‘odious’ and immoral.
  3. They grew their children to value material things and therefor neglect their character, which in turn directed them to become ‘odious’.

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