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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clearly seen through or understood

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