What does the word odious mean?

Usage examples for odious

  1. Madeleine will just go and break her heart over that odious, great, coarse brute, who only wants her money." – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  2. The name of Lady Ongar was odious to her. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  3. It's odious to me to be talking like this about the man to whom you're attached- the man I used to worship. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch