Adjective "Invidious" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Invidious


    Definition:

    1. calculated to create ill will or resentment or give offense; hateful: invidious remarks.

    2. offensively or unfairly discriminating; injurious: invidious comparisons.

    3. causing or tending to cause animosity, resentment, or envy: an invidious honor.

    4. Obsolete. envious.

    Examples:

    "positions can be invidious."

    "distinctions can be invidious."

    "comparisons can be invidious."

    "underminings can be invidious."

    "situations can be invidious."

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