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1. Arousing or deserving hatred or strong dislike. See Synonyms at hateful.
2. Extremely unpleasant; repulsive: an odious smell. See Synonyms at offensive.

[Middle English, from Old French odieus, from Latin odiōsus, from odium, hatred; see odium.]

o′di·ous·ly adv.
o′di·ous·ness n.
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Adv.1.odiously - in an offensive and hateful mannerodiously - in an offensive and hateful manner; "I don't know anyone who could have behaved so abominably"
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[ˈəʊdɪəslɪ] ADVodiosamente, de forma detestable
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(ˈəudiəs) adjective
hateful; disgusting. She is an odious young woman.
ˈodiously adverb
ˈodiousness noun
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References in classic literature ?
I'm afraid you'll think me odiously intrusive, but you know I MUST have a garden--upon my honor I must!"
Her phrases, so bald and few, constantly repeated, showed the emptiness of her mind; he recalled her vulgar little laugh at the jokes of the musical comedy; and he remembered the little finger carefully extended when she held her glass to her mouth; her manners like her conversation, were odiously genteel.
Casaubon seemed to be stupidly undiscerning and odiously unjust.
'If you will be odiously, demnebly, outrIgeously jealous, my soul,' said Mr Mantalini, 'you will be very miserable--horrid miserable-- demnition miserable.' And then, there was a sound as though Mr Mantalini were sipping his coffee.
'Mr Clennam,' said Mrs Gowan, 'apart from the happiness I have in becoming known to you, though in this odiously inconvenient place-- a mere barrack--there is a subject on which I am dying to speak to you.
But he had gone too far and saw no other way out of the ridiculous position than to behave odiously.
He had odiously watchful eyes--eyes that looked skilled in peeping through key-holes.
Never mind that nobody has been punished, or any accountability extracted, not only for the brazen intrusion into Philippine territory (what was the Chinese vessel doing within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone (EEZ) - a charge the Duterte administration had no problem lobbing at the Vietnamese vessel that saved the Filipino fishermen?), but, more odiously, the Chinese crewmen's hit-and-run behavior as the Filipino fishermen clung to life in the waters.
In a livelier and more robust democracy, this rude and odiously offensive policy proposal would have drawn the ire of the majority of the people, in fact enough to send a democratically elected government on its way home, because it is a policy that proposes to give undue advantage to a sectional interest.
This article suggests that the scope of the commission's inquiry should include not just those who accepted bribes but also those who offered them; and, more generally, following Ecuador's example, go beyond persons to identify transactions involving debts contracted odiously (or illegally), in other ways.
Quoting insiders, the journal odiously points out that Imran Khan now wants to send a signal to the outside world that he is not the military's puppet and should not be treated as one.
Gran Torino displays many traditional Vietnamese cultural rituals and gives a close-up on the act of two Hmong men a big screen before the chopping off the head of a live roster and an odiously facial expression on Walt (Clint Eastwood)'s face.