Odious (stress on the second "o") is synonymous with such words as "vile," "repulsive" and "hateful." It comes from the Latin "odiosus" - "disgusting."
This word is often used with negative intonation in relation to politicians and historical personalities. For example: Rasputin, for all his odiousness, had a strong influence on the adoption of state decisions.
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