Obnoxious

/əbˈnɒkʃəs/
adjective
Extremely unpleasant.

Origin
Late 16th century (in the sense ‘vulnerable to harm’): from Latin obnoxiosus, from obnoxius ‘exposed to harm’, from ob- ‘towards’ + noxa ‘harm’. The current sense, influenced by noxious, dates from the late 17th century.

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Sorry to be obnoxious about it, but I must remind you that the Word of the Day happens every day.

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