Definition for IN-VID'I-OUS

IN-VID'I-OUS, a. [L. invidiosus, from invideo, to envy; in and video, to see. Invideo signifies properly, to look against.]

  1. Envious; malignant. Evelyn.
  2. Likely to incur ill will or hatred, or to provoke envy; hateful. [This is the usual sense.] Agamemnon found it an invidious affair to give the preference to any one of the Grecian heroes. Broome.

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