Loathsome meaning

lōthsəm, lōth-
Causing loathing; disgusting; abhorrent; detestable.
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Causing loathing; abhorrent.
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The definition of loathsome is something that causes hate or that is worthy of being hated.

An example of something that would be described as loathsome is an offensive philosophy such as racism or bigotry.

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Origin of loathsome

  • Middle English lothsome loth hateful loath -som adj. suff. –some1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English lothsum, as if loath +"Ž -some.

    From Wiktionary