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.