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Definition of "loathsomeness" [loathsomeness]

  • The property or nature that gives rise to revulsion, that inspires loathing. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "loathsomeness" in a sentence
  • "That there might have been reasons for his loathsomeness that invite sympathy doesn't change the fact that he was an obnoxious drunk, an emotional bully and sadist, a sexual predator, a rotten husband and an alternately cruel and neglectful father, and it wasn't as though, like Hemingway, he punctuated his awfulness with acts of heroism and generosity."
  • "There's plenty of meanness, pettiness, selfishness, and loathsomeness out there; let's focus some attention on the greatness."
  • "But aside from the loathsomeness of Levy's no-holds-barred campaign against undocumented workers, Cox's theory made some sense."