KJV Dictionary Definition: odious
O'DIOUS, a. L. odiosus, from odi, I hated, Eng. hate.
1. Hateful; deserving hatred. It expresses something less than detestable and abominable; as an odious name; odious vice.
All wickedness is odious.
2. Offensive to the senses; disgusting; as an odious sight; an odious smell.
3. Causing hate; invidious; as, to utter odious truth.
4. Exposed to hatred.
He rendered himself odious to the parliament.
1. Hatefully; in a manner to deserve or excite hatred.
2. Invidiously; so as to cause hate.
1. Hatefulness; the quality that deserves or may excite hatred; as the odiousness of sin.
2. The state of being hated. Not usual.