loathing

  • 1Loathing — Loath ing, n. Extreme disgust; a feeling of aversion, nausea, abhorrence, or detestation. [1913 Webster] The mutual fear and loathing of the hostile races. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2loathing — index alienation (estrangement), hatred, malice, odium, phobia Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3loathing — (n.) abhorrence, mid 14c., verbal noun from LOATHE (Cf. loathe) …

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  • 4loathing — abhorrence, detestation, abomination, hate, hatred (see under HATE vb) Analogous words: aversion, *antipathy: repugnance, repellency, distaste (see corresponding adjectives at REPUGNANT) Antonyms: tolerance …

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  • 5loathing — [n] abhorrence contempt, detestation, disgust, dislike, enmity, hatred, repugnance, revulsion; concept 29 …

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  • 6loathing — [lōth′iŋ] n. [ME lothynge] intense dislike, disgust, or hatred; abhorrence SYN. AVERSION …

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  • 7loathing — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, deep, intense ▪ undisguised ▪ mutual VERB + LOATHING ▪ be filled with …

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  • 8loathing — loath|ing [ˈləuðıŋ US ˈlouð ] n [singular, U] a very strong feeling of hatred loathing for ▪ her loathing for her first husband loathing of ▪ a loathing of war ▪ The nightmare left her with a sense of fear and loathing …

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  • 9loathing — n. 1) deep, intense loathing 2) loathing for * * * [ ləʊðɪŋ] intense loathing deep loathing for …

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  • 10loathing — [[t]lo͟ʊðɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Loathing is a feeling of great dislike and disgust. Deacon made no secret of his loathing of Bayldon... She looked at him with loathing …

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  • 11Loathing — 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… …

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  • 12loathing — noun Sense of revulsion, distaste, detestation, extreme hatred or dislike. The mans loathing of his former friend was palpable; you could feel how much he now hated him …

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  • 13loathing — noun (singular, uncountable) a very strong feeling of hatred (+ for): The more he called me Sugar , the more my loathing for him increased …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14loathing — noun the loathing she feels for Karyn is understandable Syn: hatred, hate, detestation, abhorrence, abomination, execration, odium; antipathy, dislike, hostility, animosity, ill feeling, bad feeling, malice, animus, enmity, aversion; repugnance …

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  • 15loathing — see length begets loathing …

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  • 16loathing — noun Date: 14th century extreme disgust ; detestation …

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  • 17loathing — loathingly, adv. /loh dhing/, n. strong dislike or disgust; intense aversion. [1300 50; ME lathynge. See LOATHE, ING1] Syn. abhorrence; hatred. See aversion. * * * …

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  • 18loathing — Synonyms and related words: Anglophobia, Russophobia, abhorrence, abhorrent, abomination, allergy, antagonism, anti Semitism, antipathy, averse to, aversion, bigotry, cold sweat, creeping flesh, despitefulness, detestation, disgust, disgusted,… …

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  • 19loathing — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hatred, abhorrence, aversion, disgust; see aversion , hate , hatred 1 , 2 , malice . See Synonym Study at aversion . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. hatred, dislike, abhorrence, disgust, revulsion, repugnance, contempt,… …

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  • 20loathing — loath|ing [ louðıŋ ] noun uncount a strong feeling of disliking something or someone very much …

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