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(adjective) tending to cause discontent, animosity, or envy / (adjective) envious / (adjective) of an unpleasant or objectionable nature; obnoxious / (adjective) of a kind to cause harm or resentment

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Same thing with her long, straight, shining hair, which was of a richer color than the slightly false-seeming yellow of his own: she had the platonic teen-girl hair to which other girls compared their own invidiously

—p.34 by Jonathan Franzen
1 year, 10 months ago

One of the most inviduous tasks of the conservative theologian is to explain how a loving God can allow people to suffer for all of eternity

—p.30 Hell (19) by Meghan O'Gieblyn
4 years, 3 months ago

Leonardo’s invidious compliments only provoked more of my bookish rhetoric

i assumed it meant rude

—p.116 by Alix Kates Shulman
1 year, 4 months ago

Lenin has fought a lonely battle insisting that the invidious demands be accepted

—p.309 Epilogue: After October (305) by China Miéville
6 years, 9 months ago

I need you to appreciate that I have been placed in an extremely invidious situation

—p.159 the anatomy lesson (127) by Zadie Smith
1 year, 8 months ago

If it is pleasant for a time, it is unpleasant eventually by our having to leave it soon, or by invidious comparison which all humans make with something better.

—p.185 1941–1950: Early Life in New York, and Different Ways of Writing (5) by Patricia Highsmith
1 year, 8 months ago

To say that a painting is like a story is a pedestrian utterance, not altogether untrue, but uninspired, though that hardly stops people from making such invidious and unwarranted comparisons.

—p.54 by Percival Everett
2 years, 11 months ago

This, not coincidentally, is the same invidious rhetoric of superior virtue favored by the liberal’s adversary.

—p.102 The Century of Spin (92) missing author
4 years, 11 months ago

But he could already hear Enid's invidious descants on the topic of Denise's wonderfulness.

—p.247 by Jonathan Franzen
11 months ago

the temptation, though, to unreel an invidious procession of mighty literary figures parading across the centuries

—p.51 Slouching towards Grubnet: The Author in the Age of Publicity (44) by Gerald Howard
6 years, 9 months ago