Origin of loathsome
SYNONYMS FOR loathsome
Related formsloath·some·ly, adverbloath·some·ness, nounun·loath·some, adjective
Examples from the Web for loathsome
After 90 minutes of cocktail time, I am at my loathsome best.
It is a festival of joy for being created this way after centuries of being told that we are sinful, loathsome, and disgusting.
I am sure that this happens, as loathsome as I know it to be.
Give them an anti-hero so loathsome it would be immoral to root for them, and then dare them to do just that.‘Boy Parts’ Proves ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ Is the Boldest Drama on TV|Kevin Fallon|October 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And they've banned men from various commonplace but loathsome and corrupting practices.
I should feel myself to be loathsome, and, as it were, a beast among women.Can You Forgive Her?|Anthony Trollope
It is as if the knightly purity of the compassionate face above him has revealed the man to himself in his loathsome degradation.Van Dyck|Estelle M. Hurll
She is lovely to look upon, and enchants by her sweet singing, but her womb is loathsome.The Crown of Wild Olive|John Ruskin
The mere mention of the thing was to her so preposterous—no, loathsome, she kept repeating.The Quest of the Silver Fleece|W. E. B. Du Bois
It was a loathsome obligation, and was performed with unconquerable reluctance.Edgar Huntley|Charles Brockden Brown