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]

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