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Meaning of LOATHSOME

Pronunciation:  'lowdhsum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
  2. [adj]  causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
 

LOATHSOME is a 9 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: disgustful, disgusting, distasteful, foul, loathly, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, offensive, repellant, repellent, repelling, revolting, sickening, skanky, unwholesome, vile, wicked, yucky
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Loath"some\, a.
Fitted to cause loathing; exciting disgust; disgusting.

      The most loathsome and deadly forms of infection.
                                               --Macaulay.
-- {Loath"some*ly}. adv. -- {Loath"some*ness}, n.

 
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