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noisome

noi·some

noisome

 
 
pronunciation:
noI sm
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: offensive or disgusting, esp. in smell; foul.
The field hospital was a noisome place, reeking with the stench of dysentery.
synonyms:
disgusting, fetid, foul, mephitic, offensive, putrid, rancid, rank, repugnant
antonyms:
balmy
similar words:
nasty, odorous, repulsive, revolting, stinking, stinky
definition 2: harmful, unwholesome, or noxious.
synonyms:
deleterious, harmful, noxious, unwholesome
antonyms:
wholesome
similar words:
baneful, detrimental, injurious, insalubrious, mephitic, pernicious, toxic, unhealthy, virulent
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derivations: noisomely (adv.), noisomeness (n.)
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