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 ?
In any case civilisation has made mankind if not more blood-thirsty, at least more vilely, more loathsomely bloodthirsty.
The ceiling was all too low: torpid spiders hung in disreputable parlors, dead to the eye, but loathsomely alive at an involuntary touch.
When the friend shows his inmost heart to his friend; the lover to his best beloved; when man does not vainly shrink from the eye of his Creator, loathsomely treasuring up the secret of his sin; then deem me a monster, for the symbol beneath which I have lived, and die
Their rifles kept slipping off their shoulders, almost dipping into the water, and their feet sank loathsomely in the river mud.
Boko Haram claims so loathsomely to be acting on Islamic principles.
My eyes, bewitched by the glassy orbs which stared loathsomely into them, refused to close; though they were mercifully blurred, and shewed the terrible object but indistinctly after the first shock.
Never has the male of the species appeared so loathsomely funny.
Never has the male of the species looked so loathsomely funny.
While academics fulminate regularly against Israel and America, give tacit support to these countries' enemies, and heap vitriol on the Jewish state and its supporters--much of it approaching or exceeding what would be considered reasonable or rational criticism of a democratic state--they regularly cloak themselves with the protective shield of "academic free speech," that sacrosanct philosophy that has come to mean that liberal academics can express themselves, even loathsomely, and expect no one to question their poisonous rhetoric or answer back with a vigorous defense from the other side.
If he never engages in force or fraud, he can otherwise behave loathsomely and still manage to help others, even if he never intends to do so.