Examples of loathsome in a Sentence
we traced the foul smell to a pile of loathsome garbage by the back wall
Recent Examples of loathsome from the Web
The U.S.–Saudi preference for regime change and demotic movements (no matter how loathsome) has been a gift to extremists everywhere.
Many of the abusers regard criticism of their loathsome behaviour as an invitation to redouble their efforts.
Oh, the vulgarity, the venality, the small-minded nastiness of those loathsome souls now crowding the stage at the Duke on 42nd Street.
In the growing disappointment, a few resorted to behavior that went far beyond disappointing to vile and loathsome.
The jokes are borne out of pure loathing, spat directly at loathsome people, with no moment of reprieve.
It must be admitted that Zama is frequently loathsome.
The entire team knew the assignment would be both dangerous and loathsome for Owen.
Despite this loathsome reputation, Cohn was resolutely loyal and counted among his friends Democrats and Republicans alike.
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Origin and Etymology of loathsome
Middle English lothsum, from loth evil, from Old English lāth, from lāth, adjective
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of loathsome for English Language Learners
: causing feelings of hatred or disgust : very bad
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