Pronunciation of Loathsome
/lˈə͡ʊθsʌm/, /lˈəʊθsʌm/, /l_ˈəʊ_θ_s_ʌ_m/
Synonyms for loathsome:
Other synonyms and related words:
horrid, funky, accursed, rotten, disgusting, abominable, abhorrent, lousy, mischievous, fulsome, detestable, nauseated, noisome, gross, resistant, queasy, awful, obnoxious, worthless, unholy, nauseous, repelling, foul-smelling, repellant, infamous, fetid, loathly, severe, shocking, smutty, dirty, yucky, scandalous, filthy, skanky, noxious, obscene, beastly, marked-up, odious, smelly, sick, appalling, dysphemistic, unsavory, horrendous, shabby, wretched, distasteful, undesirable, unsavoury, uneasy, implike, slimy, nasty, stinking, Despisable, nauseating, violative, ugly, rancid, dreadful, impish, foetid, antipathetic, unwholesome, unworthy, damned, horrible, rebarbative, disgustful, sickening.
disgraceful, foul, repellent, repugnant, bad, detrimental, monstrous, calamitous, repulsive, wicked, sinful, revolting, offensive, baneful, evil, nefarious, damnable, atrocious, destructive, sinister, terrible, reprehensible, hideous, heinous, abominable.
Usage examples for loathsome:
- He needed no telling that one of the loathsome reptiles of the river had been close at hand, and had seized his enemy; his wonder was that he himself had not been the victim. - "Middy and Ensign", G. Manville Fenn.
- His civility was even more loathsome to me than his insolence had been, and I wanted to kick him. - "The Red Symbol", John Ironside.
- But I was more lucky than most people are; for after about twelve hours of almost intolerable throbbing, during which the sweetest sound was odious, and the idea of food quite loathsome, the agony left me, and a great desire for something to eat succeeded. - "Erema My Father's Sin", R. D. Blackmore.