Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: obnoxius, from noxa 'harm'


very offensive, unpleasant, or rude:
She's really obnoxious.
an obnoxious idea
obnoxious odours
obnoxiously adverb
obnoxiousness noun [uncountable]
WORD FOCUS: horrible WORD FOCUS: horrible
taste or smell: nasty, not very nice, revolting, disgusting, foul, unpleasant, gross informal

experience, situation, or feeling: nasty, not very nice, terrible, unpleasant

person: nasty, not very nice, obnoxious, mean American English, unpleasant, objectionable

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