Arousing or meriting strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure. (adjective)
Examples of word odious
I guess the reason why I don't think Hannity's behavior was particularly "odious" is because I see it all the time.
Falwell, on the other hand, fought for repugnant causes in odious ways.
Past membership in odious organizations may not be relevant in Judge Alito's case, but it cuts both ways, so the next time the Republicans remind the Democrats once again that Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) used to belong to the Ku Klux Klan (which he acknowledges and has apologized and made amends for time and time again), we can then point to Judge Alito's membership in CAP.
They could talk, and malign me, and tell lies as to dates, and strive to make my name odious in the county; but they knew that the will was good.
"I use the word odious because the debt was largely incurred by the last government which did not represent us," Meer said.