obnoxious


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ob·nox·ious

 (ŏb-nŏk′shəs, əb-)
adj.
1. Very annoying or objectionable; offensive or odious: "I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution" (Ulysses S. Grant).
2. Archaic Exposed or subject to harm, injury, or evil: "Those who are most obnoxious to punishment will flee from the country" (George Washington).
3. Archaic Deserving of or liable to censure.

[Latin obnoxiōsus, subordinate, from obnoxius, subject, liable : ob-, to; see ob- + noxa, injury; see nek- in Indo-European roots.]

ob·nox′ious·ly adv.
ob·nox′ious·ness n.

obnoxious

(əbˈnɒkʃəs)
adj
1. extremely unpleasant
2. obsolete exposed to harm, injury, etc
[C16: from Latin obnoxius, from ob- to + noxa injury, from nocēre to harm]
obˈnoxiously adv
obˈnoxiousness n

ob•nox•ious

(əbˈnɒk ʃəs)

adj.
1. highly objectionable or offensive.
2. Archaic. exposed or liable to harm.
[1575–85; < Latin obnoxius accountable, liable, subject to, of uncertain derivative; E sense influenced by association with Latin noxius harmful, noxious]
ob•nox′ious•ly, adv.
ob•nox′ious•ness, n.
syn: See hateful.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obnoxious - causing disapproval or protestobnoxious - causing disapproval or protest; "a vulgar and objectionable person"
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"

obnoxious

adjective loathsome, offensive, nasty, foul, disgusting, unpleasant, revolting, obscene, sickening, vile, horrid, repellent, repulsive, objectionable, disagreeable, nauseating, odious, hateful, repugnant, reprehensible, abhorrent, abominable, insufferable, execrable, detestable, hateable, dislikable or dislikeable, yucky or yukky (slang) The people at my table were so obnoxious, I had to leave.
pleasing, charming, pleasant, delightful, agreeable, amiable, congenial, likable or likeable

obnoxious

adjective
Translations
بَغِيضٌبَغيض، ذَميم
odporný
modbydelig
vastenmielinen
odbojan
visszataszító
viîbjóîslegur
気にさわる
불쾌한
pretīgsriebīgs
outhärdlig
น่ารังเกียจ
rất khó chịu

obnoxious

[əbˈnɒkʃəs] ADJ [person, behaviour] → odioso, aborrecible; [smell] → repugnante, asqueroso
it is obnoxious to me to + INFINme repugna + infin, me es odioso + infin

obnoxious

[əbˈnɒkʃəs] adj
[person] → odieux/euse
[smell] → nauséabond(e); [noise] → désagréable

obnoxious

adjwiderlich, widerwärtig; person also, behaviourunausstehlich; an obnoxious personein Ekel nt (inf); don’t be so obnoxious to hersei nicht so gemein or fies (inf)zu ihr

obnoxious

[əbˈnɒkʃəs] adj (person, behaviour) → detestabile, odioso/a; (fumes, smell) → pestifero/a, pestilenziale

obnoxious

(əbˈnokʃəs) adjective
offensive. an obnoxious man; The smell of that mixture is really obnoxious.
obˈnoxiously adverb

obnoxious

بَغِيضٌ odporný modbydelig abscheulich αντιπαθητικός detestable vastenmielinen odieux odbojan sgradevole 気にさわる 불쾌한 aanstootgevend avskyelig przykry antipático несносный outhärdlig น่ารังเกียจ iğrenç rất khó chịu 不愉快的
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Victor thought there would be more logic in thus disposing of old people with an established claim for making themselves universally obnoxious.
But they were not in a situation to suffer their thoughts to dwell on the charms of natural objects; and, as the scout had not found it necessary to cease his culinary labors while he spoke, unless to point out, with a broken fork, the direction of some particularly obnoxious point in the rebellious stream, they now suffered their attention to be drawn to the necessary though more vulgar consideration of their supper.
Had it been a sunny and cheerful day, they could hardly have gone through the streets without making themselves obnoxious to remark.
Legree had told them, at first, that he had bought him for a general overseer, in his absence; and this had begun an ill will, on their part, which had increased, in their debased and servile natures, as they saw him becoming obnoxious to their master's displeasure.
Turning from Bessie (though her presence was far less obnoxious to me than that of Abbot, for instance, would have been), I scrutinised the face of the gentleman: I knew him; it was Mr.
Therefore when the President said (else had his own head quivered on his shoulders), that the good physician of the Republic would deserve better still of the Republic by rooting out an obnoxious family of Aristocrats, and would doubtless feel a sacred glow and joy in making his daughter a widow and her child an orphan, there was wild excitement, patriotic fervour, not a touch of human sympathy.
Spenlow in the morning, that I wanted leave of absence for a short time; and as I was not in the receipt of any salary, and consequently was not obnoxious to the implacable Jorkins, there was no difficulty about it.
We swept on, and I felt that I was highly obnoxious to Camilla.
who aspires must down as low As high he soard, obnoxious first or last To basest things.
At last, I fixed upon a resolution, for which it is probable I may incur some censure, and not unjustly; for I confess I owe the preserving of mine eyes, and consequently my liberty, to my own great rashness and want of experience; because, if I had then known the nature of princes and ministers, which I have since observed in many other courts, and their methods of treating criminals less obnoxious than myself, I should, with great alacrity and readiness, have submitted to so easy a punishment.
Where hostility to the United States, in any interior locality, shall be so great and universal as to prevent competent resident citizens from holding the Federal offices, there will be no attempt to force obnoxious strangers among the people for that object.
And I thought that it was easy for me to select some matters which should neither be obnoxious to much controversy, nor should compel me to expound more of my principles than I desired, and which should yet be sufficient clearly to exhibit what I can or cannot accomplish in the sciences.