Definition of "invidious"
  1. Pertaining to discrimination that arises from an unnecessary, illogical, or whimsical classification that has no connection to a valid goal
How to use "invidious" in a sentence
  1. The use of height to disqualify applicants from a desk job may be seen as invidious.
  2. Through their lawyer, the group of employees claimed that their company was engaged in invidious practices, as they were unfairly segregated based on their age.
  3. The law was struck down due to its invidious provision which tended to promote unnecessary discrimination.

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