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1. obnoxious

adjective. ['ɑːbˈnɑːkʃəs'] causing disapproval or protest.

Synonyms

  • objectionable

Antonyms

  • good
  • palatable

Etymology

  • obnoxiosus (Latin)
  • obnoxius (Latin)

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Rhymes with Obnoxious

  • ambitious
  • anxious
  • anxious
  • atrocious
  • audacious
  • auspicious
  • capacious
  • capricious
  • cautious
  • ceraceous
  • conscientious
  • conscious
  • contentious
  • crustaceous
  • delicious
  • efficacious
  • expeditious
  • facetious
  • factitious
  • fallacious

How do you pronounce obnoxious?

Pronounce obnoxious as ɑbˈnɑkʃəs.

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How to spell obnoxious? Is it obnoxtious? Or obnocshus? Common misspellings are:

  • obnoxtious
  • obnocshus

Sentences with obnoxious


1. Adjective
Be friendly but not obnoxious when you meet a girl you are interested in.

Quotes about obnoxious


1. I am obnoxious to each carping tongue/ Who says my hand a needle better fits./ A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong/ For such despite they cast on female wits;/ If what I do prove well, it won't advance,/ They'll say it's stolen, or else, it was by chance.
- Anne Bradstreet

2. She was wearing her fuzzy pink hat and she was happy, which was so obnoxious. She'd become one of those people who waltzed through life without so much as a split end, and I was still one of those people who changed diapers for free but still got treated like a rented mule.
- Lorraine Zago Rosenthal, Other Words for Love

3. Whatever people in general do not understand, they are always prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious.
- Letitia Landon

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