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invidious
     1. adj. (of a distinction) offensively or unfairly discriminating
     2. adj. (of an action or task) causing ill will towards the actor, causing offense.
     3. adj. (of a thing) causing envy or ill will towards the possessor
     4. adj. envious, jealous

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Together these have an invidious effect on the whole profession. 

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