loathsome disease


loathsome disease
A disease shocking to the senses of other persons. Anno: 5 ALR 1022, s. 8 ALR 1540.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Loathsome — Loath some, a. Fitted to cause loathing; exciting disgust; disgusting; as, a loathsome disease. [1913 Webster] The most loathsome and deadly forms of infection. Macaulay. {Loath some*ly}. adv. {Loath some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loathsome — loathsomely, adv. loathsomeness, n. /lohdh seuhm, lohth /, adj. causing feelings of loathing; disgusting; revolting; repulsive: a loathsome skin disease. [1250 1300; ME lothsom. See LOATH, SOME1] Syn. offensive, repellent, detestable, abhorrent,… …   Universalium

  • loathsome — loath•some [[t]ˈloʊð səm, ˈloʊθ [/t]] adj. causing feelings of loathing; disgusting; revolting; repulsive: a loathsome skin disease[/ex] • Etymology: 1250–1300 loath′some•ly, adv. loath′some•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Loathsomely — Loathsome Loath some, a. Fitted to cause loathing; exciting disgust; disgusting; as, a loathsome disease. [1913 Webster] The most loathsome and deadly forms of infection. Macaulay. {Loath some*ly}. adv. {Loath some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loathsomeness — Loathsome Loath some, a. Fitted to cause loathing; exciting disgust; disgusting; as, a loathsome disease. [1913 Webster] The most loathsome and deadly forms of infection. Macaulay. {Loath some*ly}. adv. {Loath some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • distasteful — adjective 1. not pleasing in odor or taste • Syn: ↑unsavory, ↑unsavoury • Similar to: ↑unpalatable • Derivationally related forms: ↑unsavoriness (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • loathly — adjective highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust a disgusting smell distasteful language a loathsome disease the idea of eating meat is repellent to me revolting food a wicked stench • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • repellant — I noun 1. a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water • Syn: ↑repellent • Derivationally related forms: ↑repellent (for: ↑repellent) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • repelling — adjective highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust a disgusting smell distasteful language a loathsome disease the idea of eating meat is repellent to me revolting food a wicked stench • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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