OBNOXIOUS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of obnoxious
Definition:
a. causing disapproval or protest; very annoying or objectionable; offensive
Example:
I find your behavior obnoxious; please mend your ways.
Sentence in Classic:
Spenlow in the morning, that I wanted leave of absence for a short time; and as I was not in the receipt of any salary, and consequently was not obnoxious to the implacable Jorkins, there was no difficulty about it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
For in his eagerness to grasp the tyranny, he made himself obnoxious to those who were in fact conferring it, and who could have maintained him in it; and he destroyed those who were his friends, while he sought friendship from those from whom he could not have it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
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 Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
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