Definitions for loathlyˈloʊθ li, ˈloʊð-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

loath•lyˈloʊθ li, ˈloʊð-(adv.)

  1. reluctantly; unwillingly.

loath•ly*ˈloʊð li, ˈloʊθ-(adj.)

  1. loathsome; hideous; repulsive.

* Archaic..

Origin of loathly:

bef. 900; ME lothlic(e), OE lāthlīc. See loath , -ly (adj. suffix)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky(adj)

    highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

    "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loathly(adj)

    loathsome

  2. Loathly(adverb)

    unwillingly; reluctantly

  3. Loathly(adverb)

    (/) So as to cause loathing

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