Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English from obsolete noy (shortened form of annoy) + -some
  • baneful
  • disgusting
  • foul
  • harmful
  • horrid
  • malodorous
  • nauseating
  • noxious
  • poisonous
  • rank
  • repulsive
  • smelly
  • stinking
  • vile
  • yucky
  • good
  • sweet
  • perfumed
offensive or disgusting, as an odor
A) There was a noisome odor coming from the basement. B) I was disgusted by the noisome smell of cigarette smoke.
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