octogenarian

  1. someone whose age is in the eighties

    Type Of : golden ager, old person, oldster, senior citizen
  2. being from 80 to 89 years old

owing

  1. owed as a debt

    Synonyms : outstanding, undischarged

orgasm

  1. the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse

    Synonyms : climax, coming, sexual climax
    Type Of : consummation

oppression

  1. a feeling of being oppressed

    Synonyms : oppressiveness
    Type Of : depression
  2. the act of subjugating by cruelty

    Synonyms : subjugation
    Type Of : persecution
    Examples :
    • the tyrant's oppression of the people
  3. the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority:

    Type Of : subjection, subjugation
    Examples :
    • after years of oppression they finally revolted

origami

  1. the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds)

    Type Of : art, artistic creation, artistic production

odium

  1. hate coupled with disgust

    Synonyms : abhorrence, abomination, detestation, execration, loathing
    Type Of : disgust, hate, hatred
  2. state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior

    Type Of : disgrace, ignominy, shame

observed

  1. discovered or determined by scientific observation

    Synonyms : ascertained, discovered
    Examples :
    • no explanation for the observed phenomena

outnumber

  1. be larger in number

    Type Of : add up, amount, come, number, total

old times

  1. past times remembered with nostalgia

    Synonyms : auld langsyne, good old days, langsyne
    Type Of : past, past times, yesteryear

observe

  1. conform one's action or practice to

    Synonyms : keep
  2. discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of

    Synonyms : detect, discover, find, notice
    Type Of : sight, spy
  3. show respect towards

    Synonyms : abide by, honor, honour, respect
    Type Of : accept
  4. behave as expected during of holidays or rites

    Synonyms : celebrate, keep
  5. follow with the eyes or the mind

    Synonyms : follow, keep an eye on, watch, watch over
    Type Of : check, go over, look into, check up on, check over, suss out, check out, check into
  6. make mention of

    Synonyms : mention, note, remark
    Type Of : state, tell, say
    Examples :
    • She observed that his presentation took up too much time
  7. stick to correctly or closely

    Synonyms : keep, maintain
  8. observe with care or pay close attention to

    Synonyms : note, take note
  9. watch attentively

    Type Of : watch
    Examples :
    • Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals