One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he had spent six long weeks in this noisome dungeon’
unpleasant, disagreeable, nasty, distasteful, displeasing, objectionable, off-putting, uninviting, obnoxious, abominable, disgusting, offensive, repulsive, repellent, repugnant, revolting, abhorrent, loathsome, hateful, detestable, execrable, odious, vile, foul, unsavoury, unpalatable, sickening, nauseating, nauseous, ugly
noxious, fetid, rank, rancid, malodorous
informal ghastly, horrible, horrid, gross, putrid, sick-making, yucky, God-awful
British informal beastly
Northern Irish informal bogging
Australian informal on the nose
North American informal skanky
archaic disgustful, loathly
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