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Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Obnoxious

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OBNOXIOUS (Lat. obnoxiosus, from ob, over, against, and noxa, harm), a word originally meaning "exposed to harm or injury," but now "exciting aversion or dislike." The current use dates from the later r7th century.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Obnoxious'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/o/obnoxious.html. 1910.

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