Angela’s ABCs: Noisome and Noisy
Everyone probably knows what noisy means,
but what about noisome?
I realised today that I didn’t really know what noisome means. So I looked it up and now I know that it means:
- Offensive, disgusting
- harmful, injurious to health, noxious
- very disagreeable or unpleasant
- sickening, nauseating
- morally offensive
They lived next door to a huge rubbish tip and were badly affected by the noisome vapours coming from the smouldering waste.
A noisome stench emanated from the pile of decaying food.
The home brewed beer turned out to be a noisome concoction, barely drinkable.
The candidate from the extreme right party continued to proclaim his noisome views, full of prejudice and bile.
Alway most interesting for a non-native speaker like me to learn about such differentiations. Thank you so much!
BTW, did you see the piece about Australia, I posted today?
Happy greetings from an extraordinary sunny Germany and wishing all of you a happy, relaxating and enjoyable weekend,
I did indeed read your piece on Muslims in Australia and found it very interesting and informative. I had no idea about the history of Muslim immigration which you describe. Thank you for drawing it to my attention.
Happy to have been of service. 😀
Always looking forward to the pices of your triumvirate” …
Happy sunshine greetings,
Please let us know when you publish something in English because we’d be very interested to read it. Our German isn’t up to much though, I’m sorry to say.