from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hateful; that may excite hatred.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Fitted to excite hatred; hateful; odious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Fit to excite hatred; hateful.


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Latin odibilis. See odium.


  • And that I might not be touched with that vnkind vice, odible to God and man, I haue many times, with myselfe debated how I might by any meanes shew my selfe thanckfull and beneuolent to your honour, which hath not onely by frequent talke vnto my frendes priuately, but also vpon my selfe openly imployed benefits and commendation vndeserued.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Version had been composed in such Latin-English as this, had abounded in words like ‘odible’, ‘suasible’, ‘exinanite’, ‘contristate’,

    English Past and Present


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