Definitions for loatheloʊð

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word loathe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate(verb)

    find repugnant

    "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"

Wiktionary

  1. loathe(Verb)

    To hate, detest, revile.

  2. Origin: From lothe, from laþian. Cognate with Old Norse leiða ( > Danish lede, Icelandic leiðast ) (all reflexive), German leiden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loathe(verb)

    to feel extreme disgust at, or aversion for

  2. Loathe(verb)

    to dislike greatly; to abhor; to hate

  3. Loathe(verb)

    to feel disgust or nausea

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Loathe

    th, v.t. to dislike greatly, to feel disgust at.—adj. Loath′ful, full of loathing, hate, or abhorrence: exciting loathing or disgust.—n. Loath′ing, extreme hate or disgust: abhorrence.—adj. hating.—adv. Loath′ingly.—adjs. Loath′ly, Loath′y (obs.), loathsome; Loath′some, exciting loathing or abhorrence: detestable.—adv. Loath′somely.—n. Loath′someness. [A.S. láðianláð; cf. loath.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of loathe in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of loathe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Franoise Mallet-Joris:

    Nature does not loathe virtue it is unaware of its existence.

  2. August Strindberg:

    I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.

  3. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe.

  4. Jeremy Clarkson:

    I'd actually used the word I was trying to obscure. I was mortified by this, horrified. It is a word I loathe.

  5. James Thurber:

    I loathe the expression What makes him tick. It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a thunderstorm.

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