Antonyms for noisome
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : noi-suhm|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɔɪ səm|
Definition of noisomeOrigin :
- late 14c., "harmful, noxious," from noye "harm, misfortune," shortened form of anoi "annoyance" (from Old French anoier, see annoy) + -some (1). Meaning "bad-smelling" first recorded 1570s. Related: Noisomeness.
- adj immoral, bad, offensive
- It seemed a lifetime that he had lived in the noisome atmosphere of a felon's cell.
- Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
- They are "safe, because they are too filthy to handle, and too noisome even to approach."
- Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
- We shouted for help, or to be liberated from our noisome prison.
- Extract from : « Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume VI » by Various
- The air was noisome with dead tobacco smoke and the fumes of stale beer.
- Extract from : « A Son of Hagar » by Sir Hall Caine
- His great soul could not support him under these noisome and degrading incidents.
- Extract from : « Alroy » by Benjamin Disraeli
- On the moist and noisome floor is a mat; on the mat an old man dying.
- Extract from : « An Eagle Flight » by Jos Rizal
- The atmosphere of the room seemed to become heavy and noisome.
- Extract from : « Uncanny Tales » by Various
- Already one of the most noisome of the plagues of Egypt was among us.
- Extract from : « The History of England from the Accession of James II. » by Thomas Babington Macaulay
- “No, with me,” said Mark, quickly; and he stepped to the mouth of the noisome pit.
- Extract from : « The Black Bar » by George Manville Fenn
- In that noisome lair of the bandits a horrible scene ensued.
- Extract from : « Messengers of Evil » by Pierre Souvestre
Synonyms for noisome
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