What does loathe mean?

Definitions for loathe
loʊðloathe

Here are all the 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.

    Etymology: 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.]

How to pronounce loathe?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say loathe in sign language?

  1. loathe

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. Franoise Mallet-Joris:

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Arthur Alan Wolk:

    The only way to really improve it…is to have competition, the only other thing that works, I’m loathe to say, is for the regulatory environment to tighten up the service regulations that apply to the airlines.

  5. Perry Brass:

    Try to dwell on the people you’d like to love, instead of all the people you do loathe.

Images & Illustrations of loathe

  1. loatheloatheloatheloatheloathe

Popularity rank by frequency of use

loathe#10000#49384#100000

Translations for loathe

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for loathe »

Translation

Find a translation for the loathe definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these loathe definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"loathe." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 15 Aug. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/loathe>.

Are we missing a good definition for loathe? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for loathe:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.