Origin of odium
Synonyms for odium
Antonyms for odium
Examples from the Web for odium
Historical Examples of odium
The odium which attached to him when alive has not been removed by his death.Philebus
And the odium for all this fell especially on President Wilson.Woodrow Wilson's Administration and Achievements
Frank B. Lord and James William Bryan
I would like to say that I have no fear of the odium of the designation of iconoclast.
The appropriation of the money did not lessen the odium of the tax.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5)
Another cause of odium had been Manourie's tale of his habit of reviling the King.Sir Walter Ralegh
Word Origin for odium
c.1600, "fact of being hated," from Latin odium "ill-will, hatred, grudge, animosity; offense, offensive conduct," related to odi "I hate" (infinitive odisse), from PIE root *od- "to hate" (cf. Armenian ateam "I hate," Old Norse atall, Old English atol "dire, horrid, loathsome"). Meaning "hatred, detestation" is from 1650s. Often in an extended form, e.g. odium theologicum "hatred which is proverbially characteristic of theological disputes" (1670s).