What does loathe mean?

Definitions for loathe
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abhor, loathe, abominate, execrateverb

    find repugnant

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

Wiktionary

  1. loatheverb

    To hate, detest, revile.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loatheverb

    to feel extreme disgust at, or aversion for

  2. Loatheverb

    to dislike greatly; to abhor; to hate

  3. Loatheverb

    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.]

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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

Examples of loathe in a Sentence

  1. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

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

  2. Cleopatra Cowley:

    I loathe Michaeil Ward and his very existence because every breath Michaeil Ward gets to take is one breath more than my 15-year-old daughter was allowed to breathe, hadiya Pendleton is serving a death sentence handed down by Michaeil Ward and the family is doing life as a result of her death.

  3. Edgar Allan Poe:

    Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them.

  4. 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.

  5. Franoise Mallet-Joris:

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

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