Definition of Odium

1. Noun. State of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior.

Generic synonyms: Disgrace, Ignominy, Shame



2. Noun. Hate coupled with disgust.

Definition of Odium

1. n. Hatred; dislike; as, his conduct brought him into odium, or, brought odium upon him.

Definition of Odium

1. Noun. Hatred; dislike; as, his conduct brought him into odium, or, brought odium upon him. ¹

2. Noun. The quality that provokes hatred; offensiveness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Odium

1. hatred [n -S] - See also: hatred

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Odium

odiferous
odiferously
odiferousness
odin
odinism
odinite
odintsovite
odious
odiously
odiousness
odiousnesses
odism
odisms
odist
odists
odium (current term)
odium generis humani
odium theologicum
odiums
odize
odized
odizes
odizing
odmyl
odobenid
odobenids
odogenesis
odograph
odographs
odometer

Literary usage of Odium

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1. The Radical by Sidney H.. Morse, Joseph B.. Marvin (1867)
"THE odium THEOLOGICUM. " TT NFORTUNATELY, metaphysics in this country seem to have vJ ... Indeed, dogmatism and the odium theologicum might be taken as a ..."

2. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"By transferring the fact on the then most innocent puritans, they hoped not only to decline the odium of so hellish a design, but also, by the strangeness ..."

3. On the Genesis of Species by St. George Jackson Mivart (1871)
"Its Wide Acceptance.—Reasons for this, other than, and in Addition to, ita Scientific Value.—Its Simplicity.—Its Bearing on Religious Questions.—odium ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1881)
"She becomes their most trusted friend and adviser, and serves to relieve the false odium that has always attached to the name of stepmother. ..."

5. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1861)
"... Defence of Stanley's Conduct — Subsequent Fate of Stanley and York — Betrayal of Golder to Parma — These Treasons cast odium on the English — Miserable ..."

6. My Diary North and South by William Howard Russell (1863)
"Personal unpopularity—American naval officers—A gun levelled at me in fun—Increase of odium against me—Success of the Hatteras expedition—General Scott and ..."

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