[ in-vid-ee-uh s ]

  1. (of an action or situation) likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others.
  2. (of a comparison or distinction) unfairly discriminating; unjust.

Examples of invidious in a sentence:

  • In Jeremy’s opinion, the death penalty is an invidious part of the legal system that should be considered a crime against humanity.
  • Nathan’s invidious behavior disturbed others and got him kicked out of the movie theater.