Invidious

Definition of Invidious

In`vid´i`ous
a.1.
1.Envious; malignant.
2.Worthy of envy; desirable; enviable.
Such a person appeareth in a far more honorable and invidious state than any prosperous man.
- Barrow.
3.Likely to or intended to incur or produce ill will, or to provoke envy or resentment; hateful; offensive; as, invidious distinctions.
Agamemnon found it an invidious affair to give the preference to any one of the Grecian heroes.
- Broome.

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