What does the word noisome mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Noisomely.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Noisomeness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Very offensive; ill smelling; noxious.

Usage examples for noisome

  1. In this hill was a silver- mine which was very dangerous to enter, for many men who had gone to dig silver there had been smothered in the bottom by damps and noisome airs. – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  2. His blind and aged father and his gentle sister lay in a noisome dungeon while he enjoyed the free air and the society of her whom he loved. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  3. For he shall deliver thee from the snare of the hunter: and from the noisome pestilence. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
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