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noisome


noisome

adjective

Definition of NOISOME

1
bad for the well-being of the body <it's no fun having asthma and living in an area with noisome smog>
Near Antonyms hygienic, sanitary; nutritious
Antonyms healthful, healthy
2
causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment <a noisome remark about my weight that stuck with me for days>
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, noisome, rank, reeking, reeky, ripe, smelly, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strong
Near Antonyms flowery, fruity, spicy, woodsy

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