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loathsome


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loathsome  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  loathsome 
  adj  1:  causing  or  able  to  cause  nausea;  "a  nauseating  smell"; 
  "nauseous  offal";  "a  sickening  stench"  [syn:  {nauseating}, 
  {nauseous},  {noisome},  {offensive},  {sickening},  {vile}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {disgusting},  {disgustful}, 
  {distasteful},  {foul},  {loathly},  {repellent},  {repellant}, 
  {revolting},  {wicked},  {yucky}] 




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