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resentfully or painfully desirous of another's advantages

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containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice

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* The distinction between being native born and foreign born was sharp and invidious in those days.
But, in after days, when the frenzy of that hideous epoch had subsided, it was remembered how loudly Colonel Pyncheon had joined in the general cry, to purge the land from witchcraft; nor did it fail to be whispered, that there was an invidious acrimony in the zeal with which he had sought the condemnation of Matthew Maule.
Newman had come out of the war with a brevet of brigadier-general, an honor which in this case--without invidious comparisons--had lighted upon shoulders amply competent to bear it.
As these taunts were accompanied with invidious comparisons between Mr.
In spite of recent charm offensives by DWP, it is clear to me that Universal Credit is an invidious system that impinges on internationally agreed human rights, as many people in the North East have had the misfortune to experience.
"We are breaking years of silence from Congress to hear and understand the invidious discrimination that LGBTQ people have suffered, and advance critical legislation to provide them the same protections as other vulnerable communities and to strengthen protections for other marginalized groups."
The electorate are now waking up to the invidious actions of this group.
The Nature of Effect in an Invidious Intent Claim 2018
But Burns scholar Catherine Czerkawska, who wrote a novel about Jean, said: "Any comparisons between the poet and Weinstein are invidious.
In order to prevent this poor multinational being put in this invidious position again, Birmingham City Council should promise to refuse planning permission for any future Aldi stores in the city.
Thirty years ago, an indictment in Environmental Ethics denounced Kant's 'invidious humanism' (Hoff 1983).
"It's invidious for businesspeople to get involved in party politics.
"It's invidious for business people to get involved in party politics.
The notion of the invidious possibilities of such a remark came to predominate, so that today innuendo typically refers to an insinuation that is at best catty, at worst defamatory.
I am sure James is genuinely sympathetic but he is in an invidious position.