Origin of odious
Examples from the Web for odiously
He was the emblem of the world of the privileged, odiously sure of their own impunity.
It will be odiously crowded, and I assure you, sir, that if the sea should be rough that boat will be dangerous.The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander|Frank R. Stockton
This wing could only be reached by a spiral staircase, and was pronounced by the timid Mabel to be odiously lonely.The Honorable Miss|L. T. Meade
“Le brave Belge knows when to clear out,” grinned one of the younger men, giving Dalroy an odiously suggestive wink.The Day of Wrath|Louis Tracy
The morning of the day when he was to arrive seemed to her to be odiously long.The Red Lily, Complete|Anatole France
Hate sketching heads rapidly; it is unavoidably and odiously free and easy, and nearly all that is worth escapes.The Life, Letters and Work of Frederic Leighton|Mrs. Russell Barrington
Word Origin for odious
late 14c., from Anglo-French odious, from Old French odieus (late 14c., Modern French odieux) or directly from Latin odiosus "hateful, offensive, unpleasant," from odium "hatred" (see odium).