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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the quality of being offensive;
[syn: offensiveness, odiousness, distastefulness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Odious \O"di*ous\, a. [L. odiosus, from odium hatred: cf. F. odieux. See Odium.] 1. Hateful; deserving or receiving hatred; as, an odious name, system, vice. "All wickedness will be most odious." --Sprat. [1913 Webster] He rendered himself odious to the Parliament. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] 2. Causing or provoking hatred, repugnance, or disgust; offensive; disagreeable; repulsive; as, an odious sight; an odious smell. --Milton. [1913 Webster] The odious side of that polity. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Syn: Hateful; detestable; abominable; disgusting; loathsome; invidious; repulsive; forbidding; unpopular. [1913 Webster] -- O"di*ous`ly. adv. -- O"di*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

odiousness n 1: the quality of being offensive [syn: offensiveness, odiousness, distastefulness]