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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, 1 month 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
3 years, 6 months ago

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

i assumed it meant rude

—p.116 by Alix Kates Shulman
7 months, 1 week 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 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
11 months, 2 weeks 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
11 months, 2 weeks 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, 2 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, 2 months ago

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

—p.247 by Jonathan Franzen
2 months, 1 week 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 ago