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noisome

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of noisome

  1. 1 bad for the well-being of the body <it's no fun having asthma and living in an area with noisome smog> Synonyms insalubrious, unhealthy, noxious, sickly, unhealthful, unwholesomeRelated Words germy, insanitary, unhygienic, unsanitary; nonnutritious; poisonous, toxic; fatal, lethal, mortalNear Antonyms hygienic, sanitary; nutritiousAntonyms healthful, healthy

  2. 2 causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment <a noisome remark about my weight that stuck with me for days> Synonyms abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, disgusting, distasteful, dreadful, evil, foul, fulsome, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, loathsome, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, offensive, noxious, obnoxious, obscene, odious, rancid, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, shocking, sickening, uglyRelated Words exceptionable, objectionable; brackish, disagreeable, dislikable (also dislikeable), unpleasant; contemptible, despicable, detestable, hard, hateful; unhealthy, unsavory, unwholesome; execrable, lousy, miserable; atrocious, frightful, ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome (also grewsome), heinous, horrendous, horrific, horrifying, lurid, macabre, monstrous, nightmarish, shocking, sick, sickish, sickly, terrible, unspeakable, vile; off-putting, undesirable, unwanted, unwelcome; barbarous, unchristian, uncivilized, ungodly, unholy; distressing, disturbing, upsettingNear Antonyms acceptable, agreeable, alluring, appealing, attractive, blessed (also blest), congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, desirable, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, gratifying, heavenly, inviting, likable (or likeable), luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, welcome; unexceptionable, unobjectionable; healthful, healthy, restorative, salubrious, salutary, wholesomeAntonyms innocuous, inoffensive

  3. 3 having an unpleasant smell <the noisome air of the area of the city that was downwind of the dog food factory> Synonyms fetid, foul, frowsty [chiefly British], frowsy (or frowzy), funky, fusty, musty, malodorous, rank, reeking, reeky, ripe, smelly, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strongRelated Words putrid, rancid, skunky, stale; bad, disgusting, offensive, repulsive, revolting, vile; decayed, decaying, decomposed, decomposing, rotted, rotten, rotting, spoiled, spoiling; dirty, filthy, nasty, noxious; odiferous, odoriferous, odorousNear Antonyms flowery, fruity, spicy, woodsyAntonyms ambrosial, aromatic, fragrant, perfumed, redolent, savory (also savoury), scented, sweet




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