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Definition of loathsome adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    loathsome

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈloʊðsəm//
     
    , NAmE//ˈloʊθsəm//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1extremely unpleasant; disgusting synonym repulsive
  2. 2 The police described it as one of the most loathsome crimes of recent years.
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