Loathe Loathe (l[=o][th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loathed} (l[=o][th]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Loathing}.] [AS. l[=a][eth]ian to hate. See {Loath}.] 1. To feel extreme disgust at, or aversion for. [1913 Webster]

Loathing the honeyed cakes, I Ionged for bread. --Cowley. [1913 Webster]

2. To dislike greatly; to abhor; to hate; to detest. [1913 Webster]

The secret which I loathe. --Waller. [1913 Webster]

She loathes the vital sir. --Dryden.

Syn: To hate; abhor; detest; abominate. See {Hate}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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