I find myself in the invidious position of having to go out and ask whoever it is if they would mind waiting five minutes.
Such stressors are potentially invidious not least because people may not experience these as unpleasant or be conscious of their effects.
In reality, of course, all such comparisons are invidious , and the loss of any human being is tragic.
The rationale behind prohibiting some exercises of discretion is that the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment protects people against invidious discrimination.
There is enormous support for these men who have been jailed because they have come across as sincere men who have been put in the most invidious position.
The recent longstanding salary dispute, now happily resolved by government action, was unsettling and helped place universities and funding councils in an invidious position.
For example, the most invidious acts of discrimination on grounds of sex, race and sexual orientation may result not from individual misconduct, but from ‘taken for granted’ assumptions about what is appropriate.
In this small multi-talented cast comparisons are invidious , but Ben Stillman stood out for the remarkable range of his skills and the sharp definition he brought to his characterisations.
Constant anxious attention to her appearance becomes a major part of woman's life, a source of frustration, unflagging investment and invidious comparison.
It is an invidious position: we are part of the European Union and are integrated at many levels, except the crucial financial one.