Part of speech: adjective

Exciting aversion or disgust.

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Usage examples "loathsome":

  1. He shook and trembled with fear as he peeped at the loathsome creature. - "Opera Stories from Wagner", Florence Akin.
  2. Ed says no, he won't cherish anything if Ben will only quit his loathsome gushing about the accident; and Ben says he will quit. - "Ma Pettengill", Harry Leon Wilson.
  3. Come to- morrow and kiss your horrid, horrid, disappointing, loathsome daughter- and forgive her, too. - "The Prince of Graustark", George Barr McCutcheon.