Definition of inodorous in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈəʊd(ə)rəs/


Having no smell; odourless.
Example sentences
  • A few do not exist ready formed in the plants, but result from chemical change of inodorous substances; as for instance, bitter almonds and essential oil of mustard.
  • At one time, having amused himself by compounding from inodorous substances, a mixture of intolerable stench, he introduced it into a crowded apartment, and drove the company, half-poisoned by its terrible pungency, in all directions.


Mid 17th century: from Latin inodorus, from in- 'not' + odorus 'odorous', or from in-1 'not' + odorous.

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