September 18 - 24, 2006

Invidious

adjective

(of an action, conduct, attitude, etc.) likely to excite resentment or indignation against the person responsible, esp. by real or seeming injustice (an invidious position; an invidious task).

invidiously adverb invidiousness noun

[Latin invidiosus from invidia ENVY]

Source: The Canadian Oxford Dictionary

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