OBNOXIOUS in a Sentence

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 a.  causing disapproval or protest; very annoying or objectionable; offensive
Classic Sentence:
1  He was a Turkish merchant and had inhabited Paris for many years, when, for some reason which I could not learn, he became obnoxious to the government.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
2  We swept on, and I felt that I was highly obnoxious to Camilla.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XI
3  A Custum 'Us officer knows what to do with his Buttons," said the Jack, repeating the obnoxious word with the greatest contempt, "when they comes betwixt him and his own light.'
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter LIV
4  Victor thought there would be more logic in thus disposing of old people with an established claim for making themselves universally obnoxious.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XV
Example Sentence:
1  Although regularly pilloried by the press as an obnoxious loudmouth, he is, nonetheless, an effective politician.
2  These fires produce really obnoxious fumes and smoke.
3  The professor was a real Jekyll and Hyde - sometimes kind and charming, and at other times rude and obnoxious.
4  I find your behavior obnoxious; please mend your ways.
5  They have so much hubris and become obnoxious, often show disregard for the rules of the road with impunity.