loathsomeness

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From loathsome +‎ -ness.

NounEdit

loathsomeness (countable and uncountable, plural loathsomenesses)

  1. (uncountable) The nature or property that gives rise to revulsion or inspires loathing.
  2. (countable) A loathsome thing.
    • H. P. Lovecraft
      After it raced the naked, tittering, phosphorescent thing that belonged on the carven pedestal, and still farther behind panted the dark men, and all the dread crew of sentient loathsomenesses. The corpse was gaining on its pursuers [...]