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(of an action or situation) Likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others,
  1. (of an action or situation) Likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others
    • - she'd put herself in an invidious position
  2. (of a comparison or distinction) Unfairly discriminating; unjust
    • - it seems invidious to make special mention of one aspect of his work

  1. discriminatory: containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice; "discriminatory attitudes and practices"; "invidious comparisons"
  2. (invidiously) in a manner arousing resentment
  3. Envy (also called invidiousness) is best defined as an emotion that "occurs when a person lacks another's (perceived) superior quality, achievement, or possession and either desires it or wishes that the other lacked it."Parrott, W. G., & Smith, R. H. (1993). And belongs to Ami. ...
  4. offensively or unfairly discriminating; causing ill will towards the actor; causing offense; causing envy or ill will towards the possessor; envious, jealous; Hateful; odious; detestable
  5. (invidiousness) Malevolent provocation of dislike or resentment; the state or quality of being invidious
  6. (invidiously) inciting ill will, odium, or envy.
  7. in·vid·i·ous (în-vîdąę-es) adjective 1. Tending to rouse ill will, animosity, or resentment: invidious accusations. 2. Containing or implying a slight; discriminatory: invidious distinctions. 3. Envious. [From Latin invidiosus, envious, hostile, from invidia, envy.] . in·vidąi·ous·ly adverb . ...
  8. (adj) - causing resentment; enviable
  9. (adj.) : likely to cause envy
  10. envious; provoking evil