loathsome


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loath·some

 (lōth′səm, lōth′-)
adj.
Causing loathing; abhorrent. See Synonyms at offensive.

[Middle English lothsome : loth, hateful; see loath + -som, adj. suff.; see -some1.]

loath′some·ly adv.
loath′some·ness n.

loathsome

(ˈləʊðsəm)
adj
causing loathing; abhorrent
ˈloathsomely adv
ˈloathsomeness n

loath•some

(ˈloʊð səm, ˈloʊθ-)

adj.
causing feelings of loathing; disgusting; revolting; repulsive: a loathsome skin disease.
[1250–1300]
loath′some•ly, adv.
loath′some•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.loathsome - causing or able to cause nausealoathsome - causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
unwholesome - detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"
2.loathsome - highly offensiveloathsome - 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"
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"

loathsome

adjective hateful, offensive, nasty, disgusting, horrible, revolting, obscene, vile, obnoxious, repulsive, nauseating, odious, repugnant, abhorrent, abominable, execrable, detestable, yucky or yukky (slang) the loathsome spectacle we were obliged to witness
attractive, engaging, lovely, charming, fetching, delightful, enchanting, amiable, lovable, adorable, likable or likeable

loathsome

adjective
Translations
كَريه، مُثير للإشْمِئزاز
odpuzující
fyrirlitlegur

loathsome

[ˈləʊðsəm] ADJ [thing, person] → detestable, odioso; [smell, disease] → repugnante

loathsome

[ˈləʊðsəm] adj [person] → détestable; [action, idea, disease] → répugnant(e)
to be loathsome to sb [idea] → répugner à qn
The very idea was loathsome to me → L'idée même me répugnait.

loathsome

adj thing, personabscheulich, widerlich; taskverhasst; deformityabstoßend; woundEkel erregend

loathsome

[ˈləʊðsəm] adj (gen) → ripugnante, disgustoso/a; (person) → detestabile, odioso/a

loathe

(ləuð) verb
to hate very much.
ˈloathing noun
great dislike and disgust.
ˈloathsome adjective
horrible.
References in classic literature ?
His abominable muscularity, his loathsome, fluid motion, somehow made me sick.
Spurning the loathsome object with his foot, he turned from it with the same indifference he would have quitted a brute carcass.
In the name of Heaven," cried Hepzibah, provoked only to intenser indignation by this outgush of the inestimable tenderness of a stern nature,--"in God's name, whom you insult, and whose power I could almost question, since he hears you utter so many false words without palsying your tongue,--give over, I beseech you, this loathsome pretence of affection for your victim
In all her miserable experience, there was nothing else so awful and so loathsome as this sense.
That ghastly whiteness it is which imparts such an abhorrent mildness, even more loathsome than terrific, to the dumb gloating of their aspect.
To have a great gang of seven hundred, whom I could not know personally, or feel any individual interest in, bought and driven, housed, fed, worked like so many horned cattle, strained up to military precision,--the question of how little of life's commonest enjoyments would keep them in working order being a constantly recurring problem,--the necessity of drivers and overseers,--the ever-necessary whip, first, last, and only argument,--the whole thing was insufferably disgusting and loathsome to me; and when I thought of my mothcr's estimate of one poor human soul, it became even frightful!
Lovely girls; bright women, brown-haired, black-haired, and grey; youths; stalwart men and old; gentle born and peasant born; all red wine for La Guillotine, all daily brought into light from the dark cellars of the loathsome prisons, and carried to her through the streets to slake her devouring thirst.
But when men and horses, cattle, camels, and dromedaries, have poached the spring into mud, it becomes loathsome to those who at first drank of it with rapture; and he who had the merit of discovering it, if he would preserve his reputation with the tribe, must display his talent by a fresh discovery of untasted fountains.
said Trefusis, deftly opening one of the albums at a photograph of a loathsome room.
They would sometimes alight upon my victuals, and leave their loathsome excrement, or spawn behind, which to me was very visible, though not to the natives of that country, whose large optics were not so acute as mine, in viewing smaller objects.
Was it to become a monstrous and loathsome thing, to be hidden away in a locked room, to be shut out from the sunlight that had so often touched to brighter gold the waving wonder of its hair?
And thou, highest perfection of excellence that can be desired, utmost limit of grace in human shape, sole relief of this afflicted heart that adores thee, though the malign enchanter that persecutes me has brought clouds and cataracts on my eyes, and to them, and them only, transformed thy unparagoned beauty and changed thy features into those of a poor peasant girl, if so be he has not at the same time changed mine into those of some monster to render them loathsome in thy sight, refuse not to look upon me with tenderness and love; seeing in this submission that I make on my knees to thy transformed beauty the humility with which my soul adores thee.