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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And now Black George was pitched upon by him, as being a person already obnoxious to Mr Western, and one of no good fame in the country.
Man, in public trust, will much oftener act in such a manner as to render him unworthy of being any longer trusted, than in such a manner as to make him obnoxious to legal punishment.
In private, men are more bold in their own humors; and in consort, men are more obnoxious to others' humors; therefore it is good to take both; and of the inferior sort, rather in private, to preserve freedom; of the greater, rather in consort, to preserve respect.
The blunt savagery of Trent, his apparently heartless treatment of his weaker partner, and his avowed unscrupulousness, offended the newcomer much in the same manner as in many ways he himself was obnoxious to Trent.
It was indeed a sight to see him watching the obnoxious moths and butterflies, killing slugs, and driving away the hungry bees.
Fentolin continued, "have grown until I find them obtrusive and obnoxious.
He was a Turkish merchant and had inhabited Paris for many years, when, for some reason which I could not learn, he became obnoxious to the government.
Victor thought there would be more logic in thus disposing of old people with an established claim for making themselves universally obnoxious.
The arrival of the body for interment (in an empty black box with the lid tumbling open), was the signal for a general joy which was much enhanced by the discovery, among the bearers, of an individual obnoxious to identification.
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.
A common passion or interest will, in almost every case, be felt by a majority of the whole; a communication and concert result from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice the weaker party or an obnoxious individual.
Once convinced that my friend's disposition is incompatible with my own, once assured that he is indelibly stained with certain defects obnoxious to my principles, and I dissolve the connection.