-some

having a certain quality

Usage

  • noisome

    If something is noisome, it is extremely unpleasant, especially because it is very dirty or has an awful smell.

  • fulsome

    Praise, an apology, or gratitude is fulsome if it is so exaggerated and elaborate that it does not seem sincere.

  • toothsome

    Something is toothsome when it is tasty, attractive, or pleasing in some way; this adjective can apply to food, people, or objects.

  • winsome

    Someone who is winsome is attractive and charming.

  • lissome

    If a dancer is lissome, she moves gracefully and is very flexible.

  • loathsome

    Something loathsome is offensive, disgusting, and brings about intense dislike.

  • wholesome

    The adjective wholesome can refer to something that is good for the health of your body and also for your moral health.

  • cumbersome

    That which is cumbersome is burdensome or troublesome in some way because of its great bulk or heaviness, causing one to be clumsy or awkward.

  • adventuresome

    willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises

  • bothersome

    causing irritation or annoyance

  • burdensome

    not easily borne

  • fearsome

    causing fear or dread or terror

  • irksome

    so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

  • lonesome

    being the only one

  • meddlesome

    intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner

  • quarrelsome

    given to quarreling

  • tiresome

    so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

  • troublesome

    difficult to deal with

  • venturesome

    disposed to venture or take risks

  • wearisome

    so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

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