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obnoxious

ob·nox·ious

obnoxious

 
 
pronunciation:
b nak shs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: extremely unpleasant or irritating.
A skunk gives off an obnoxious odor to defend itself.We were tired of the obnoxious behavior of these spoiled children.It is obnoxious of you to keep interrupting.
synonyms:
disagreeable, disgusting, nasty, objectionable, offensive, revolting
antonyms:
delightful, pleasant
similar words:
abominable, annoying, distasteful, foul, horrible, loathsome, noisome, obscene, odious, rank, repellent, repugnant, repulsive, unpleasant, vile
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derivations: obnoxiously (adv.), obnoxiousness (n.)
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