Obnoxious

Definition of Obnoxious

Ob`nox´ious   Pronunciation: ǒb`nǒk´shŭs
a.1.Subject; liable; exposed; answerable; amenable; - with to.
The writings of lawyers, which are tied obnoxious to their particular laws.
- Bacon.
Esteeming it more honorable to live on the public than to be obnoxious to any private purse.
- Milton.
Obnoxious, first or last,
To basest things
- Milton.
2.Liable to censure; exposed to punishment; reprehensible; blameworthy.
All are obnoxious, and this faulty land,
Like fainting Hester, does before you stand
Watching your scepter.
- Waller.
3.Very offensive; odious; hateful; as, an obnoxious statesman; a minister obnoxious to the Whigs.

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