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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 loath·some /ˈloθsəm, ˈloð-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Loath·some a. Fitted to cause loathing; exciting disgust; disgusting; as, a loathsome disease.
    The most loathsome and deadly forms of infection.   --Macaulay.
 -- Loath*some*ly. adv. -- Loath*some*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell";
             "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench" [syn: nauseating,
              nauseous, noisome, offensive, sickening, vile]
      2: highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a
         disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome
         disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me";
         "revolting food"; "a wicked stench" [syn: disgusting, disgustful,
          distasteful, foul, loathly, repellent, repellant,
          repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky]