Examples of loathsome in a Sentence
we traced the foul smell to a pile of loathsome garbage by the back wall
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The Steelers, for those not well-versed in AFC North blood feuds, are the Bengals’ most loathsome rival.
Two weeks ago, a deadly van attack on Toronto pedestrians by another lonesome, loathsome man, Alek Minassian, brought new attention to a simmering substrate of males who call themselves involuntary celibates, or incels.
Stewart once called Hannity the ‘‘most loathsome dude’’ at Fox News.
Much of the movie unfolds inside the suburban Connecticut mansion where Lily lives with her gormless mother (Francie Swift) and her loathsome stepdad.
The actors are game to get vile, especially the terrifically loathsome D'Elia.
Teixeira's Octavio is an especially memorable incarnation of banal evil, a loathsome creep whose sociopathic tendencies are exaggerated to a highly amusing degree.
Manafort and Gates may be shady businessmen and guilty of a slew of loathsome white-collar criminal activities.
The war’s proponents deploy propaganda with all the loathsome rhetoric of the white supremacist alt-right; the war’s atrocities are Mengelean in scope and grotesquerie.
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LOATHSOME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of loathsome for English Language Learners
: causing feelings of hatred or disgust : very bad
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