obnoxious


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causing disapproval or protest

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The reader, if he considers that this fellow was already obnoxious to Mr Western, and if he considers farther the weighty business by which that gentleman's displeasure had been incurred, will perhaps condemn this as a foolish and desperate undertaking; but if he should totally condemn young Jones on that account, he will greatly applaud him for strengthening himself with all imaginable interest on so arduous an occasion.
It is true that Marmaduke, by thus purchasing estates that had been wrested by violence from others, rendered himself obnoxious to the censures of that Sect which, at the same time that it discards its children from a full participation in the family union, seems ever unwilling to abandon them entirely to the world.
The agent had promised me to have the obnoxious notice-board removed, but I apprehended that as soon as the letter announcing his intention reached her she would remove it herself, and when I passed by in the morning there she was on a chair and a foot-stool pounding lustily at it with a hammer.
In his own case he felt that such an imposition would be peculiarly obnoxious, for had she not read that cursed Klondike correspondent's book?
The panic was so great that the mails and stage-coaches were afraid to carry passengers who professed the obnoxious religion.
'She's at--at Little Bethel, I suppose?'--getting out the name of the obnoxious conventicle with some reluctance, and laying a spiteful emphasis upon the words.
Legree had told them, at first, that he had bought him for a general overseer, in his absence; and this had begun an ill will, on their part, which had increased, in their debased and servile natures, as they saw him becoming obnoxious to their master's displeasure.
Britain is indeed an 'economic basket case' ruled by an obnoxious culture of political correctness rather than common sense and turning towns and villages into 'retail ghost towns' due to punitive business rates, parking charges and the Tory clean air turnpike, driving even more shoppers away to shop online.
Summary: This is regarding the column, The show did little harm, why be obnoxious? (KT, August 21).
She treated one of our greatest national treasures Sir Ian McKellen with utter contempt and generally came across as rude and obnoxious.
In 2011, Raab sparked controversy when he claimed men got a "raw deal" and labelled feminists as "obnoxious bigots".
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday arrested Din News TV host Rizwanur Rehman Razi aka Razi Dada on charges of 'defamatory and obnoxious' tweets against state institutions.
The affected Chairmen are also seeking to quash some sections of the draft guideline which were in conflict with the provisions of the 1999 constitution and other clauses considered as 'obnoxious provisions'.
RAWALPINDI -- Punjab Emergency Service, Rescue-1122 have advised the citizens not to bother it with prank calls as most of the calls, Rescue-1122 Rawalpindi received during 2018 were irrelevant including obnoxious, distorted, blank, dropped, wrong and fake calls.
It is a matter of shame that a lady had to write these lines to make our menfolk realise what obnoxious behaviour some of them practice in public places.