loathsome

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English lothsum, as if loath +‎ -some.

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loathsome (comparative more loathsome, superlative most loathsome)

  1. highly offensive; sickening, abominable

Usage notes[edit]

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

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