noisome vs noisy

noisome noisy


  • 1) Offensive to the senses; disgusting, unpleasant, nauseous; foul, fetid, especially having an undesirable smell; sickening, nauseating.
  • 2) Hurtful or noxious to health; unwholesome, insalubrious.
  • 3) Morally hurtful or noxious.
  • 4) Offensive to the point of arousing disgust; foul.
  • 5) Harmful or dangerous.
  • 6) Offensive to the smell or other senses; disgusting; fetid.
  • 7) Noxious to health; hurtful; mischievous; unwholesome; insalubrious; destructive.


  • 1) Making a noise, especially a loud sound; clamorous; vociferous; turbulent; boisterous; as, the noisy crowd.
  • 2) Full of noise.
  • 3) Full of, characterized by, or accompanied by noise.
  • 4) Making noise.
  • 5) Making a noise, esp. a loud sound; clamorous; vociferous; turbulent; boisterous.
  • 6) full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds
  • 7) attracting attention by showiness or bright colors


  • 1) The loo was a noisome pit with a bar of wood across it.
  • 2) Madden disappeared and presently his "noisome" snores filled the air.
  • 3) The fact clearly was that the wretched sewage of Washington, in those days, which was betrayed in all parts of the hotel by every kind of noisome odor, had at last begun to do its work.
  • 4) The floor of the cellar was a kind of noisome cesspool: one slipped on the greasy mud -- floundered about in it: for all that, this cellar was almost entirely filled with cases of all kinds, with queer-looking bundles, with objects of various shapes and sizes.
  • 5) With friends like the IRA and a disciplinary system that includes throwing snakes and tarantulas into the beds of women hostages, including Mlle Betancourt, who dared to try to escape, Farc represents the kind of noisome infestation that public benefactors such as General Pinochet used to sanitise so effectively.
  • 6) Like them, I'm delighted that Bobby Quinn remembers that the word "noisome" exists.
  • 7) In the late seventeenth century, however, park in English referred to a different kind of enclosure, one catering to humans who sought respite from the noisome distractions of city life.
  • 8) Morrell told them what a noisome stews the place was, insulted the
  • 9) I looked upon all these creatures as rank and noisome growths that must be hewn out of my path, out of the world.
  • 10) With each noisome compartment entered, each scuffed door opened, my depression grew.
  • 11) ‘Suddenly there are noisome odours on the breeze.’
  • 12) ‘The bar was noisome and smelly, the stench of unwashed bodies and foul beer mingling with the rotten fish smell of the port.’
  • 13) ‘He dived down a dark alley and ducked down behind a pile of crates and noisome garbage to catch his breath.’
  • 14) ‘She chased a small form into a shadowed alley full of garbage and more noisome things.’
  • 15) ‘Epidemical fevers and fluxes, which fill the ship with noisome and noxious effluvia, often break out, and infect the seamen likewise, and thus the oppressors, and the oppressed, fall by the same stroke.’
  • 16) ‘The performance consists in a dinner where one eats haggis, a noisome dish to look at, but not unpleasant to eat, and drinks Athol Brose, a delicious drink, but insidious, composed of whisky, honey, cream and rum.’
  • 17) ‘I have been experimenting with various means of disposing of these noisome critters, such as luring them with a trail of breadcrumbs into a dark closet and then murdering them with an axe.’
  • 18) ‘But he gets paid to do this day in and day out, so I sort of understand why he continues being utterly noisome.’
  • 19) ‘But surely there's a less noisome method of distributing cash than one in which innocent pedestrians are accosted by somebody not dissimilar to the last person to have mugged them?’
  • 20) ‘After a brief sojourn in Salvador, the old capital, they proceeded to Rio de Janeiro, then a noisome slave port with narrow streets filled with rootling pigs and goats.’
  • 21) ‘You will need a calm retreat from the noisome fray.’
  • 22) ‘Here and across Europe it is the same: noisome, slimy things have crawled out of the sewers to oppress liberty and the human spirit.’
  • 23) ‘The President too was pressed into the service of this noisome charade.’
  • 24) ‘I suspect that the deal would have seemed noisome had it been dragged into the warm sunlight of public scrutiny.’
  • 25) ‘They saw in it a haven for traditional values that might, in time, restore their idealized America, now overrun by waves of immigration and noisome industrialization.’
  • 26) ‘Walking seemed to be relaxing him slightly, for he could no longer feel his heart beating madly in his chest and the noisome feeling in his stomach had subsided.’
  • 27) ‘He was ultimately bored for, even for him, the continuous coos of adoration could become quite noisome after the first thirty minutes.’
  • 28) ‘He did not know what it was, but it was a noisome sensation, like standing on a grate that you felt shift beneath your feet.’
  • 29) ‘Snyder loves George, and his noisome influence is behind this inexplicable choice.’


  • 1) Your home is now full of noisy builders, but your mind is at rest about your insurance.
  • 2) Many blame noisy neighbours for disturbing the peace, with a quarter of those polled moving house to get away from them.
  • 3) The trees are full of noisy magpie families.
  • 4) We met in a crowded and very noisy room at a buffet lunch.
  • 5) The noisy neighbours are causing a deafening din.
  • 6) We are surrounded by noisy places in which to have fun.
  • 7) The streets are full of noisy protesters.
  • 8) His friend nodded towards the crowded and noisy terrace of the café.
  • 9) Or perhaps it was just noisy at our place.
  • 10) We met for a drink and then went to his hotel room because the bar was too noisy for talking.
  • 11) It was noisy in that bar.
  • 12) Things are different indeed, in the city of the noisy neighbours.
  • 13) It wasn't anything particularly loud or noisy that he was playing.
  • 14) We'll have a full house and a noisy crowd behind us.
  • 15) Tonight we will drive away from the noisy city and make our way to a quiet lake in Wisconsin.
  • 16) There follows a cross country chase across the plains, with a fleet of police cars in noisy pursuit.
  • 17) The number of complaints received by environmental health officers about noisy neighbours shot up by nearly 40 per cent last year.
  • 18) Cue a lot of noisy (and quite exciting) mayhem.
  • 19) You're happy to accept you can't always be loud and noisy.
  • 20) According to a new study, people who work in noisy places ...
  • 21) According to a new study, people who work in noisy places for at least a year and a half could have triple the risk of a serious heart problem compared to those who work in quiet environments, a new study says.
  • 22) Attaching a microphone kit would help in noisy situations.
  • 23) Her patience with the humans, who we all find barbaric, blunt and noisy, is amazing and mediating with the humans has become a hobby.
  • 24) But the entire process is worth every dime for someone who will regularly be in noisy environments.
  • 25) I have just finished the Arkangel version (travelling last week in noisy aeroplanes didn't help me speed through it).
  • 26) They had it turned up so loud because we play in noisy stadiums.
  • 27) ‘It is very obvious from the many letters to these pages, and from the escalating number of complaints to the authorities, that noise and noisy neighbours are a major cause of distress.’
  • 28) ‘It may not necessarily be the vehicle itself that is noisy; maybe the noise is from the tyres, the stereo, or whatever.’
  • 29) ‘There are a few points in our songs were we do get loud/noisy, but we do it in a dynamic way… we are very big on our dynamics.’
  • 30) ‘The generator was a loud, noisy thing, and we had to feed it with a never-ending supply of gasoline.’
  • 31) ‘When buying for children, look for toys which are noisy, and loud, and annoying.’
  • 32) ‘The message will be put across that everyone has a right to protection from loud noisy neighbours.’
  • 33) ‘With a smile David added: ‘She was very boisterous, and very noisy.’’
  • 34) ‘He was surrounded by noisy and boisterous children as he sat motionless on his throne.’
  • 35) ‘It was a really, really loud plane - incredibly noisy.’
  • 36) ‘While the engine itself is not noisy, tyre, road and wind noise are all louder than one would like.’
  • 37) ‘She says that her fellow classmates were normally loud and noisy on the bus ride home.’
  • 38) ‘And homeowners say they would be overjoyed with just a single night's sleep - without being kept awake by loud music, barking dogs and noisy generators.’
  • 39) ‘Other main sources of noise for residents were nearby construction sites and noisy air-conditioners at commercial complexes or restaurants.’
  • 40) ‘It didn't help that everyone there was excessively noisy and the music from the next office, louder than ever.’
  • 41) ‘He acknowledged that the aircraft were noisy and that every effort would be made to minimise noise disturbance.’
  • 42) ‘There were wild celebrations among the Irish players and their noisy army of fans.’
  • 43) ‘Just then, an electronic school bell rang, and the boisterous hordes of noisy white kids started piling into the corridors and classrooms.’
  • 44) ‘Girls are encouraged to be quiet, friendly, and mutually supportive, while boys are expected to be noisy, boisterous, and competitive.’
  • 45) ‘The gardens were full of noisy squawking ibises and ducks and bats.’
  • 46) ‘You may need to take a noisy toddler outside to play or into another room.’
  • 47) ‘It's a sign of our growing affluence that often where children once rode bicycles they now churn up paths on ear-splittingly noisy motorbikes.’
  • 48) ‘Really, the older I get, the less I like noisy smoky bars full of stupid drunk people.’
  • 49) ‘The room was bright and noisy, full of women talking excitedly.’
  • 50) ‘The road outside was busy and noisy - a source of dust and petrol fumes.’
  • 51) ‘I did think of taking down my guitar and seeing if my finger joints were up to the task of holding down the strings accurately enough to bang out something loud, mean and noisy.’
  • 52) ‘Certainly, but it would be a lot easier to concentrate without all that noisy racket.’
  • 53) ‘Front Street seemed too loud and noisy, and I wasn't in the mood.’
  • 54) ‘Seconds later, Levi barged into the room with a noisy clamor.’
  • 55) ‘The noisy clamor of men reacting far too late filled the air as they scuffled from side to side, screaming orders that no one particularly heard.’
  • 56) ‘This is an umbrella term for a group of musicians in Japan whose music is primarily atonal, noisy, improvised and loud.’
  • 57) ‘Just as Jacob was about to tell Rupert something they all heard a very loud, noisy, and disturbing CRASH!’
  • 58) ‘The kitchen was loud and noisy, as usual, but it didn't take long for the usually cheerful cook to fix him a couple of plates.’
  • 59) ‘To say that his house was usually noisy, loud, and crowded would be an understatement.’
  • 60) ‘She turned to look at her friend and didn't see the car that came up behind her until it stopped in front of her, and then gave a very loud and noisy honk.’
  • 61) ‘It could also be used by planners to restrict noisy commercial development in areas free from excessive noise or to ensure new housing is sited further away from busy roads.’
  • 62) ‘She can speak English but whispers in my ear rather than talking out loud in the noisy bar.’
  • 63) ‘The restaurants in Beihai are very noisy, with most people laughing and talking in loud voices.’
  • 64) ‘I was suddenly aware of how noisy and rowdy the party was, and I noted the heavy smell of alcohol in the air.’
  • 65) ‘Robert Sabin stars as Alex, a college student seeking a quieter, more private living arrangement than the noisy college dorm.’
  • 66) ‘Gambians tend to be soft-spoken and gentle in demeanor, seeking to avoid noisy conflicts and striving toward quiet settlement of disputes.’
  • 67) ‘The activities complained of were not noisy, nor likely to attract attention.’
  • 68) ‘It has attracted some powerful and noisy exponents.’
  • 69) ‘Its noisy antics to pressure companies into making changes may not be to everyone's taste but at least it has swung the balance back in favour of the shareholder.’
  • 70) ‘Selective support for some of the projects is attracting no comment from the ever noisy and vigilant environment lobby, feeding the theory that a land grab for pals is the motive.’
  • 71) ‘In the end, however, the Park Board bowed to pressure from a noisy minority and reversed their vote.’
  • 72) ‘This is way more than a noisy minority - whenever members of the public hear about the full scale of the plans, they are nearly always shocked and angry.’
  • 73) ‘It may quell a very noisy minority, but it does an injustice to the citizenry at large.’
  • 74) ‘Although TV snow obscures the main picture, a noisy signal can sometimes improve visual perception.’
  • 75) ‘Integrating the noisy velocity signal gave a noisy displacement signal that was not useful.’
  • 76) ‘Like many other researchers, we found the large and noisy background signal from tungsten to be a problem.’
  • 77) ‘An example of this would be a noisy signal that prevents the hard drive from acknowledging a specific command.’
  • 78) ‘Did you know that recreational mathematics is responsible for crystal clear communications over noisy channels?’
  • 79) ‘The technique is ideal for teasing out information from signals that are aperiodic, noisy, intermittent or transient.’

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