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odor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of odor

  1. 1 a special quality or impression associated with something <there's an odor of decay about the mom-and-pop amusement park, which clearly has seen better days> Synonyms air, ambience (or ambiance), aroma, atmosphere, climate, flavor, halo, karma, mood, nimbus, note, aura, patina, smell, temper, vibration(s)Related Words aureole (or aureola), mystique, romance; genius loci; feel, feeling, sensation, sense, spirit; attribute, character, characteristic, image, mark, notion, peculiarity, picture, property, trait; color, illusion, overtone, semblance, suggestion, tone

  2. 2 the quality of a thing that makes it perceptible to the sense organs in the nose <some people find the odor of skunk rather pleasant> Synonyms aroma, smell, redolence, scent, sniffRelated Words whiff; attar (also otto), bouquet, fragrance, fragrancy, perfume; ambrosia, lusciousness, savor (also savour), savoriness, spice, tang; acridness, fetidness, fetor, foulness, funk, gaminess, malodor, noisomeness, rancidity, rankness, reek, stench, stink; aromaticity, odoriferousness, odorousness; incense, musk

  3. 3 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general <her movie career has not been in good odor since her latest box office failure> Synonyms character, fame, mark, name, note, reputation, rep [slang], report, reputeRelated Words credit, honor; celebrity, notoriety, renown; image, persona; admiration, regard, reverenceNear Antonyms discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame




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