noisome definition

  • adjective:
    • Offensive to the point of stimulating disgust; foul: a noisome odor.
    • Harmful or dangerous: noisome fumes.
    • Morally hurtful or noxious.
    • Hurtful or noxious to health; unwholesome, insalubrious.
    • Offensive into sensory faculties; disgusting, unpleasant, nauseous; nasty, fetid, specifically having an unhealthy odor; sickening, nauseating.
    • Noxious to health; hurtful; mischievous; unwholesome; insalubrious; destructive.
    • Offensive towards smell or other sensory faculties; disgusting; fetid.
    • offensively malodorous
    • causing or able to cause sickness
  • others:
    • upsetting; naughty; noxious: as, a noisome pestilence.
    • Offensive to picture or smell, particularly towards the second; making loathing or disgust; disgusting; specifically, ill-smelling.
    • Disagreeable, in a general feeling; acutely unpleasant.
    • Synonyms Pernicious, etc. See noxious.

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