a. foul-smelling; offensive by arousing disgust; harmful or dangerous
The noisome atmosphere downwind of the oil refinery not only stank, it damaged the lungs of everyone living in the area.
Sentence in Classic:
The doctor and valet lifted the cloak with which he was covered and, making wry faces at the noisome smell of mortifying flesh that came from the wound, began examining that dreadful place.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His blind and aged father and his gentle sister lay in a noisome dungeon while he enjoyed the free air and the society of her whom he loved.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
On this festival, the servants drive a herd of Yahoos into the field, laden with hay, and oats, and milk, for a repast to the Houyhnhnms; after which, these brutes are immediately driven back again, for fear of being noisome to the assembly.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context