abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate(verb)
"I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"
To hate, detest, revile.
Origin: From lothe, from laþian. Cognate with Old Norse leiða ( > Danish lede, Icelandic leiðast ) (all reflexive), German leiden.
to feel extreme disgust at, or aversion for
to dislike greatly; to abhor; to hate
to feel disgust or nausea
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lōth, 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. láðian—láð; cf. loath.]
The numerical value of loathe in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of loathe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them.
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
Sleep, those little slices of death; Oh how I loathe them.
Nature does not loathe virtue it is unaware of its existence.
Try to dwell on the people you’d like to love, instead of all the people you do loathe.
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Translations for loathe
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- ošklivit, hnusitCzech
- jälestama, vihkamaEstonian
- fuathaichScottish Gaelic
- abominare, detestare, aborrire, odiareItalian
- любить, ненавидеть, выноситьRussian
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