Loathsome



[lohth -suh m, lohth-] /ˈloʊð səm, ˈloʊθ-/

adjective
1.
causing feelings of ; disgusting; revolting; repulsive:
a loathsome skin disease.
/ˈləʊðsəm/
adjective
1.
causing loathing; abhorrent
adj.

c.1300, “foul, detestable,” from loath in its older, stronger sense + -some (1). Related: Loathsomely; loathsomeness.

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