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Webster 1913 Edition


Loathsome

Loath′some

,
Adj.
Fitted to cause loathing; exciting disgust; disgusting;
as, a
loathsome
disease
.
Loath′some-ly
.
adv.
Loath′some-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Loathsome

LOATHSOME

,
Adj.
1.
Disgusting; exciting disgust.
2.
Hateful; abhorred; detestable.
3.
Causing fastidiousness. [See Lothesome.]

Definition 2021


loathsome

loathsome

English

Adjective

loathsome (comparative more loathsome, superlative most loathsome)

  1. highly offensive; sickening, abominable

Derived terms

Usage notes

  • Nouns to which "loathsome" is often applied: disease, creature, thing, person, man, woman, dungeon, place, world, smell, act.

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