Definitions for loathlyˈloʊθ li, ˈloʊð-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
loath•lyˈloʊθ li, ˈloʊð-(adv.)
loath•ly*ˈloʊð li, ˈloʊθ-(adj.)
loathsome; hideous; repulsive.
Origin of loathly:
bef. 900; ME lothlic(e), OE lāthlīc. See loath , -ly (adj. suffix)
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"
(/) So as to cause loathing