Part of speech: adjective

Detested; detestable.

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Usage examples "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", Henry Adams.
  2. The name of Lady Ongar was odious to her. - "The Claverings", 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", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.