odium

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin odium.

Noun[edit]

odium (uncountable)

  1. Hatred; dislike.
    His conduct brought him into odium, or, brought odium upon him.
  2. The quality that provokes hatred; offensiveness.
    • Dryden
      She threw the odium of the fact on me.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From odi.

Noun[edit]

odium n (genitive odiī); second declension

  1. a hated thing
  2. hatred

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative odium odia
genitive odiī odiōrum
dative odiō odiīs
accusative odium odia
ablative odiō odiīs
vocative odium odia

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