Definition of


  1. (adj, all) causing or able to cause nausea
    nauseous offal
    a sickening stench
  2. (adj, all) highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful language
    a loathsome disease
    the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    revolting food
    a wicked stench

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Loathsome

Derivations: loathsomeness

Origin of the word Loathsome

  1. c.1300, from loath in its older, stronger sense + -some. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Loathsome

ladies' man, latch on, ledgeman, lidocaine, lithesome, lodge in, lutecium, lutzen

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