loathsome

[lohth-suhm, lohth-]
adjective
causing feelings of loathing; disgusting; revolting; repulsive: a loathsome skin disease.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English lothsom. See loath, -some1

loathsomely, adverb
loathsomeness, noun
unloathsome, adjective

loath, loathe, loathsome.


offensive, repellent, detestable, abhorrent, abominable.


attractive.
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loathsome (ˈləʊðsəm)
 
adj
causing loathing; abhorrent
 
'loathsomely
 
adv
 
'loathsomeness
 
n

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loathsome
c.1300, from loath in its older, stronger sense + -some.
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Example sentences
Also, they both loved loathsome, grotesque characters.
In all her miserable experience, there was nothing else so awful and so
  loathsome as this sense.
It was his delight chiefly to attend those who were sick of contagious
  distempers, or infected with loathsome ulcers.
The statement falsely charges someone with having a loathsome or contagious
  disease.
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