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invidious

in·vid·i·ous

invidious

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn vI di s
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: tending to arouse feelings of resentment or animosity, esp. because of a slight; offensive or discriminatory.
He made an invidious comparison of children to pigs.
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derivations: invidiously (adv.), invidiousness (n.)