Definitions

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  • adj. Loathsome; disgusting; detestable; repulsive; hateworthy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Loathsome; disgusting; hateful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Loathsome; detestable; hateful.

Etymologies

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From Middle English wlatsum ("disgusting"), equivalent to wlate +‎ -some. Cognate with Scots wlatsum ("loathsome, disgusting").

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  • See also wlate.

    January 5, 2014

  • In ME it was wlātsom.

    October 30, 2011

  • It's WLAHT-sum.

    January 8, 2011

  • The pronunciation is /'leɪtsəm/? (Source)

    January 5, 2010

  • JM thinks everyone would hate the word wlatsome with a vengeance

    February 24, 2009

  • Loathsome.

    January 14, 2008