• (British) IPA: /ˈləʊð.səm/ or IPA: /ˈləʊθ.səm/


  1. Highly offensive; abominable, sickening.
    • 1891, Oscar Wilde, chapter XX, in The Picture of Dorian Gray, London; New York, N.Y.; Melbourne, Vic.: Ward Lock & Co., OCLC 34363729 ↗, page 334 ↗:
      Lying on the floor was a dead man, in evening dress, with a knife in his heart. He was withered, wrinkled, and loathsome of visage. It was not till they had examined the rings that they recognized who it was.

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