||Odium theologicum[L.], the enmity peculiar to contending theologians.

Syn. — Hatred; abhorrence; detestation; antipathy. — Odium, Hatred. We exercise hatred; we endure odium. The former has an active sense, the latter a passive one. We speak of having a hatred for a man, but not of having an odium toward him. A tyrant incurs odium. The odium of an offense may sometimes fall unjustly upon one who is innocent.

I wish I had a cause to seek him there,
To oppose his hatred fully.

You have . . . dexterously thrown some of the odium of your polity upon that middle class which you despise.

(Od"ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Odized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Odizing.] To charge with od. See Od. [Archaic]

(Od"myl) n. [Gr. stench + -yl.] (Chem.) A volatile liquid obtained by boiling sulphur with linseed oil. It has an unpleasant garlic odor.

(O*dom"e*ter) n. [Gr. 'odo`metron, 'odo`metros, an instrument for measuring distance; 'odo`s way + me`tron measure: cf. F. odométre, hodométre.] An instrument attached to the wheel of a vehicle, to measure the distance traversed; also, a wheel used by surveyors, which registers the miles and rods traversed.

(O"din) n. [Icel. prob.akin to E. wood, a. See Wednesday.] (Northern Myth.) The supreme deity of the Scandinavians; — the same as Woden, of the German tribes.

There in the Temple, carved in wood,
The image of great Odin stood.

(O*din"ic) a. Of or pertaining to Odin.

(O"di*ous) a. [L. odiosus, from odium hatred: cf. F. odieux. See Odium.]

1. Hateful; deserving or receiving hatred; as, an odious name, system, vice. "All wickedness will be most odious." Sprat.

He rendered himself odious to the Parliament.

2. Causing or provoking hatred, repugnance, or disgust; offensive; disagreeable; repulsive; as, an odious sight; an odious smell. Milton.

The odious side of that polity.

Syn. — Hateful; detestable; abominable; disgusting; loathsome; invidious; repulsive; forbidding; unpopular.

O"di*ous`ly. adv.O"di*ous*ness, n.

(Od"ist) n. A writer of an ode or odes.

(O"di*um) n. [L., fr. odi I hate. Gr. Annoy, Noisome.]

1. Hatred; dislike; as, his conduct brought him into odium, or, brought odium upon him.

2. The quality that provokes hatred; offensiveness.

She threw the odium of the fact on me.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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