Definition of invidiously in English:



See invidious

  • ‘Not all the people who compared us invidiously with the Soviet Union or other communist countries were communists.’
  • ‘What is required by Congress is the removal of artificial, arbitrary, and unnecessary barriers to employment when the barriers operate invidiously to exclude on the basis of racial or other impermissible classification.’
  • ‘What attracted liberal intellectuals to socialism was something else: mainly, the idea of community, which they contrasted invidiously to the individualism and competition of a market society.’
  • ‘But perhaps more importantly - and more invidiously - they are afraid for themselves.’
  • ‘For out of all the years she had known Lord Blackthorne, he had never acted invidiously.’