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loath·some

loathsome

 
pronunciation:
loth sm [or] loth sm
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part of speech: adjective
definition: extremely unpleasant or disagreeable; disgusting; abhorrent.
The disrespectful and neglectful way this nurse treated the patients in her care was loathsome.Cleaning out the latrines was the soldiers' most loathsome task.
synonyms:
abhorrent, abominable, detestable, disgusting, execrable, foul, nasty, obnoxious, odious, repellent, repulsive, vile
antonyms:
delightful, engaging, enjoyable
similar words:
beastly, despicable, distasteful, hateful, offensive, rank, repugnant, revolting, sickening
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derivations: loathsomely (adv.), loathsomeness (n.)
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