Loathsomeness
Loathsome Loath"some, a. Fitted to cause loathing; exciting disgust; disgusting; as, a loathsome disease. [1913 Webster]

The most loathsome and deadly forms of infection. --Macaulay. -- {Loath"some*ly}. adv. -- {Loath"some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • loathsomeness — index disrepute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • loathsomeness — loathsome ► ADJECTIVE ▪ causing hatred or disgust. DERIVATIVES loathsomely adverb loathsomeness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • loathsomeness — noun see loathsome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • loathsomeness — See loathsomely. * * * …   Universalium

  • loathsomeness — noun The property or nature that gives rise to revulsion, that inspires loathing …   Wiktionary

  • loathsomeness — n. repulsiveness, disgustingness, quality of being abhorrent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loathsomeness — loath·some·ness …   English syllables

  • loathsomeness — noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions the vileness of his language surprised us • Syn: ↑repulsiveness, ↑sliminess, ↑vileness, ↑lousiness, ↑wickedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑w …   Useful english dictionary

  • ugliness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Repulsive appearance Nouns 1. ugliness, deformity, disfigurement, blemish; inelegance; want or lack of symmetry, distortion; impression; homeliness, plainness, unloveliness; grotesqueness; unsightliness …   English dictionary for students

  • μυσαρίας — μυσαρίᾱς , μυσαρία loathsomeness fem acc pl μυσαρίᾱς , μυσαρία loathsomeness fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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