invidious

US [ɪnˈvɪdiəs]
UK [ɪn'vɪdiəs]
  • adj.讨厌而不公正的;易引起反感的;招人嫉妒的
  • Web惹人反感的;招嫉妒;招人嫉恨的
invidious
adj.
1.
讨厌而不公正的;易引起反感的;招人嫉妒的unpleasant and unfair; likely to offend sb or make them jealous
We were in the invidious position of having to choose whether to break the law or risk lives.
我们处于左右为难的窘境,不知是要违法还是要拿生命冒险。
It would be invidious to single out any one person to thank.
单独感谢任何一个人都易引起反感。

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