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1. odorous

adjective. ['ˈoʊdɝəs'] having a natural fragrance.

Synonyms

  • sweet
  • fragrant
  • sweet-scented
  • sweet-smelling
  • perfumed
  • scented

Antonyms

  • unmindful
  • deodorize
  • deodourise
  • savory

Etymology

  • -ous (English)
  • odor (English)
  • odour (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • cancerous
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  • carboniferous
  • carnivorous
  • coniferous
  • dangerous
  • decorous
  • fossiliferous
  • generous
  • glamorous
  • herbivorous
  • herbivorous
  • heterosporous
  • homosporous

Example sentences of the word odorous


1. Adjective
The odorous compounds enter your bloodstream and are carried to the lungs where they volatilize and enter your breath.

2. Verb, base form
Dogs respond better to taste deterrents than they do to odorous or touch-based products.

2. odorous

adjective. ['ˈoʊdɝəs'] emitting an odor.

Synonyms

  • odoriferous
  • ill-smelling
  • malodorous
  • unpleasant-smelling
  • malodourous

Antonyms

  • sugarless
  • tasteless
  • sour
  • unmelodious

Etymology

  • -ous (English)
  • odor (English)
  • odour (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. odorous

adjective. ['ˈoʊdɝəs'] having odor or a characteristic odor.

Synonyms

  • olfactory property
  • tansy-smelling
  • balsam-scented
  • clove-scented
  • vanilla-scented
  • cinnamon-scented
  • mint-scented
  • smell
  • cedar-scented
  • pleasant-smelling
  • musk-scented
  • redolent
  • tea-scented
  • violet-scented
  • scent
  • ginger-scented
  • alliaceous
  • anise-scented
  • aroma
  • odour
  • musky-scented
  • scented
  • spice-scented
  • tansy-scented
  • apple-scented
  • candy-scented
  • smelling
  • strong-scented
  • almond-scented
  • strong-smelling
  • odor
  • honey-scented

Antonyms

  • hateful
  • soured
  • displeasing
  • dry

Etymology

  • -ous (English)
  • odor (English)
  • odour (Middle English (1100-1500))
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