Definition of Loathsomeness

1. Noun. The quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions. "The vileness of his language surprised us"




Definition of Loathsomeness

1. Noun. The property or nature that gives rise to revulsion, that inspires loathing. ¹

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Definition of Loathsomeness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loathsomeness

loathest
loatheth
loathful
loathiest
loathing
loathingly
loathings
loathlier
loathliest
loathliness
loathly
loathness
loathnesses
loathsome
loathsomely
loathsomeness (current term)
loathsomenesses
loathy
loave
loaved
loaves
loaving
lob
lob jam
lob wedge
lob wedges
lobar
lobar bronchi
lobar nephronia
lobar pneumonia

Literary usage of Loathsomeness

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1. Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres by Hugh Blair (1866)
"'There may, indeed, be something so terrible or offensive, tl at the horror, or loathsomeness of an object, may overbear tí e pleasure which results from ..."

2. The Classics, Greek & Latin: The Most Celebrated Works of Hellenic and Roman by Marion Mills Miller (1910)
"143; he inspires Epicurus, 307; censured by Longinus for loathsomeness, 386; on emulation, 399; Herodotus on age of, v. ..."

3. Memoirs of the Life of William Shakespeare: With an Essay Toward the by Richard Grant White (1865)
"Yet we look upon this abominable creature with admiration; nay, he fascinates us by his exquisite loathsomeness, which is as proper to him as crawling to a ..."

4. Five Years in China: With Some Account of the Great Rebellion, and a by Charles Taylor (1860)
"... Suffering—Drowned—loathsomeness and Filth —Regular Organization—" Beggar-King "—Regulations — Punishments—Beating—Culling off the Queue—Description of ..."

5. The Life of the Buddha: According to the Pali Canon by Bhikkhu Nanamoli, Ñāṇamoli (1992)
"Devotion to the sign of beauty is a thorn to one devoted to contemplating the sign of loathsomeness in the body. Seeing shows is a thorn to one guarding his ..."

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