Definitions for loathloʊθ, loʊð
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loath, loth, reluctant(adj)
unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom
"a reluctant smile"; "loath to admit a mistake"
antipathetic, antipathetical, averse(p), indisposed(p), loath(p), loth(p)(adj)
(usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
"antipathetic to new ideas"; "averse to taking risks"; "loath to go on such short notice"; "clearly indisposed to grant their request"
unwilling, reluctant; averse, disinclined
I was loath to return to the office without the Henderson file.
hostile, angry, loathsome, unpleasant
Origin: From loth, from loth, from laþ
hateful; odious; disliked
filled with disgust or aversion; averse; unwilling; reluctant; as, loath to part
Origin: [OE. looth, loth, AS. l hostile, odious; akin to OS. l, G. leid, Icel. leir, Sw. led, G. leiden to suffer, OHG. ldan to suffer, go, cf. AS. lan to go, Goth. leipan, and E. lead to guide.]
altho, lotah, tolah
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