Part of speech:
Not clear; stormy; unfavorable
Morally offensive; obscene
The definition of obnoxious is someone or something that is very annoying or offensive.
Causing infamy; disgraceful
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
The definition of queasy means sick to your stomach or nauseous, or being slightly worried or nervous about something.
Causing sickness or nausea
Vile means evil or without morals.
A transgression of law; a crime.
Concerned with an attack
(Sports) . That which has a tendance to attack, to be aggressive.
Concerned with an attack
The definition of opprobrious is something that is disrespectful or that expresses shame or disgrace.
Unattractive, dislikable, objectionable.
Deserving rebuke or censure:
Causing strong dislike or aversion; disgusting; offensive
Arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive:
Causing a feeling of horror; terrible; dreadful; frightful
Causing a feeling of horror; terrible; revolting
Repulsive, especially to the sight; revolting.
Able to resist the absorption of liquid, esp. water, to a limited extent
Causing disgust, loathing, or revulsion.
Such as to excite ill will, odium, or envy; giving offense
That which revolts or is repelling.
Expressing aversion or dislike:
That cannot be expressed or described; inexpressible
The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
The definition of terrible is someone or something extreme, very bad or something that causes fear.
Causing repugnance; gruesome.
Covered or stained with blood; bleeding
(Archaic) Feeling or showing hate; malicious; malevolent
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
(Obs.) Changed from a sound condition to an unsound one; spoiled; contaminated; rotten
Unpleasantly cold or wet:
Producing much fallout
The definition of malignant is something evil or intending harm, a tumor that is spreading, or a disease that is invasive.
Containing, or having the nature of, feces
The definition of lousy is something poorly done, disgusting or gross.
Not pure or clean; contaminated.
Of, like, or characteristic of a beast; bestial, brutal, etc.
Hideously wrong or evil; atrocious
Lacking in refinement or good taste; vulgar; crude
The definition of ribald is something that references sexual matters in a bawdy or humorous way.
Harmful to the mind or morals; corrupting:
Nasty and disgusting; vile; loathsome
Having a foul smell; fetid.
The definition of execrable is something extremely unpleasant or poor quality.
(Law) Designating or of books, films, etc. which when judged by contemporary community standards, are found to appeal to a prurient interest in sex, be patently offensive, and have no serious artistic, scientific, or social value
The definition of pernicious is deadly or very destructive.
Affected with plant smut
Deserving condemnation; odious.
Not pleasing; disagreeable.
The definition of unpleasant is something or someone that causes displeasure or discomfort.
(Informal) Unpleasant; annoying
The definition of malodorous is something with a very unpleasant smell or odor.
The definition of adverse is unfavorable or acting against a person, goal or circumstance.
The definition of inimical is unfriendly or harmful.
Not immunologically compatible:
Unpleasant or offensive, esp. so as to seem immoral
Impossible to tolerate or endure; unbearable:
Not pleasing to the taste:
Open to objection
Irritating; vexing; bothersome
Opposed or antagonistic in character, tendency, etc.
(Informal) Being or appropriate to a small, remote, unimportant community or region
Affected with, caused by, or resembling mange.
Of or like rum
Disparaging or derisive in an insinuative way.
Mediocre, inferior, or insignificant
Exceeding the limits of propriety or good manners; improperly forward or bold:
The definition of impudent is someone who is offensively bold.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
An entering or being entered by an attacking military force
A violent physical attack, as with blows.
The definition of agreeable is the likeliness of a person consenting to an idea or action or the likeliness that some action will be accepted.
Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade:
The definition of rotten is someone or something extremely bad, corrupt, spoiled, unpleasant or decaying.
Giving offense; indecent.
Repulsive or offensive; objectionable:
Indecent or obscene
Naughty in a playful way; mischievous
The entire body or amount, as of income, before necessary deductions have been made.
The act of pressing:
The body of soldiers of an army, as distinguished from the officers [to rise from the ranks]
The act by which something is stormed.
Performed so as to avoid risk, danger, or legal liability:
Full of or characterized by respect; showing deference or dutiful regard
Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
Given free as a courtesy
Very cruel, evil, brutal, etc.
Not conducive to good health; unhealthy:
(Slang) Unpleasant, disgusting, etc.
An unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
An effort or a try.
A headlong dash forward; strong onward rush
The definition of an onslaught is a violent attack, or a situation where you are suddenly bombarded with a lot of things or people all at once.
A perfectly thrown ball:
Having almost or exactly the same qualities, characteristics, etc.; similar; equal
Extremely unpleasant to the senses or feelings
The definition of abhorrent is something that is disgusting or hated.
- Abominable is applied to that which is execrably offensive or loathsome
- That is abhorrent which is regarded with extreme repugnance or disgust
- That is repugnant which is so distasteful or offensive that one offers strong resistance to it
- Obnoxious is applied to that which is very objectionable to one and causes great annoyance or discomfort by its presence
- Detestable refers to that which arouses vehement dislike or antipathy
- Odious stresses a disagreeable or offensive quality in that which is hateful
- Hateful is applied to that which provokes extreme dislike or aversion
- offensive, the most neutral and mildest of the words treated here, refers to that which evokes dislike or aversion
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