loathsomeness : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
- He is the Id aching for the Ideal, loathsomeness wanting to be loved, unknown fear reaching up to touch or break our hearts.
- Toni Morrison, the author of four previous novels including the acclaimed Song of Solomon (1977), certainly displays slavery in all its cruelty and loathsomeness, but she does so .
- A vision of loathsomeness with his moldy black felt hat, scalded face, red-and-green-striped sweater and right-hand glove with steel "finger-knives," he lures each sleeping .
- William T Vollmann in San Francisco Chronicle
Vollmann writes, "Poverty equals invisibility, except when poverty insists on itself, shouting out its loathsomeness. The dead are gone, invisible to us, but that's because we bury them in the ground where we won't have to smell them. -- Why is an...
- Olaudah Equiano in Independent
Olaudah Equiano, a slave captured from Iboland in Nigeria by the British and carried to Barbados in the 1770s, wrote that the "loathsomeness of the stench" and "brutal cruelty" of the white people on his passage to Barbados led him to "wish...