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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Showing or feeling envy.

Usage examples (36)
  • She was instantly ashamed of her acting on an invidious impulse toward her friend.
  • And what you call invidious ghettos were great defences, they were havens, oases of peace and respect.
  • I do think the propensity of Americans to engage in invidious discrimination really has diminished, and diminished to the point of where much of the 1964 Act is unnecessary.
  • "dividend-cooking" system of certain of the Comstock mines, at the same time calling invidious attention to safer investments in California stocks. for more
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