loathly

  • 1 Loathly — Loath ly (l[=o]th l[y^]), adv. 1. Unwillingly; reluctantly. [1913 Webster] This shows that you from nature loathly stray. Donne. [1913 Webster] 2. (l[=o][th] l[y^]) So as to cause loathing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] With dust and blood his locks were …

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  • 2 Loathly — Loath ly (l[=o][th] l[y^]), a. [AS. l[=a][eth]lic.] Loathsome. [Obs.] Loathly mouth. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 loathly — (adj.) O.E. laðlic hateful, horrible, unpleasant; see LOATH (Cf. loath) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). As an adverb, O.E. laðlice …

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  • 4 loathly — loathly1 [lōth′lē, lōth′lē] adv. [ME lothlie < OE lathlice: see LOATH & LY2] Rare unwillingly; reluctantly loathly2 [lōth′lē] adj. [ME lothely < OE lathlice: see LOATHE & LY …

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  • 5 loathly — I. adjective Date: before 12th century loathsome, repulsive II. adverb Date: 15th century not willingly ; reluctantly …

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  • 6 loathly — loathly1 /lohth lee, lohdh /, adv. reluctantly; unwillingly. [bef. 1000; ME lothliche, OE lathlice. See LOATH, LY (adv. suffix)] loathly2 /lohdh lee, lohth /, adj. Archaic. loathsome; hideous; repulsive. [bef. 900; ME lothlic(e), OE lathlic. See… …

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  • 7 loathly — adjective loathsome; hideous …

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  • 8 loathly — adj. Body and Soul, 56; [lolich]. Pol. S. 203 …

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  • 9 loathly — adv reluctantly, unwillingly, aversely, re sistingly, resistantly; hesitantly, hesitatingly, shyly, haltingly, slowly, laggardly, sluggishly, unhurriedly, unhurryingly …

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  • 10 loathly — loath·ly …

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  • 11 loathly — I loath•ly [[t]ˈloʊθ li, ˈloʊð [/t]] adv. reluctantly; unwillingly II loath•ly [[t]ˈloʊð li, ˈloʊθ [/t]] adj. archaic loathsome; hideous; repulsive • Etymology: bef. 900; ME lothlic(e), OE lāthlīc. See loath, ly (adj. suffix) …

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  • 12 loathly — /ˈloʊθli/ (say lohthlee) adjective 1. → loathsome. –adverb 2. Obsolete reluctantly; unwillingly. {Middle English lothly from Old English lāthlic, from lāth hateful + lic like; see ly} …

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  • 13 loathly — adjective highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust a disgusting smell distasteful language a loathsome disease the idea of eating meat is repellent to me revolting food a wicked stench • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 14 Loathly lady — La loathly lady (littéralement : « la dame répugnante ») est un personnage fréquemment mis en scène dans la littérature médiévale, dont l exemple le plus connu est celui du conte de Geoffrey Chaucer, Le Conte de la Bourgeoise de… …

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  • 15 Loathly lady — of the land.CharacteristicsThe loathly lady is a hideous woman who demands that a man kiss or marry her in her hideous form. This action reveals that her shape is a transformation that has been broken.Celtic traditionThe loathly lady can be found …

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  • 16 The Marriage of Sir Gawain — is an English Arthurian ballad, collected as Child Ballad 31.[1] Found in the Percy Folio, it is a fragmented account of the story of Sir Gawain and the loathly lady, which has been preserved in fuller form in the medieval poem The Wedding of Sir …

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  • 17 Отвратительная леди — «Отвратительная леди» Отвратительная леди (англ. Loathly lady)  архетип, который часто проявляется в средневековой литературе; в мифологии, особенно …

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  • 18 Persuasion (roman) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Persuasion (homonymie). Persuasion …

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  • 19 Dragon Knight — For other uses, see Dragon Knight (disambiguation). The Dragon Knight is a series of fantasy novels by Gordon R. Dickson (1923–2001). The first book informed the 1982 animated movie The Flight of Dragons by Rankin/Bass, but was previously… …

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  • 20 Perceval, the Story of the Grail — Scenes from Perceval. Perceval, the Story of the Grail (French: Perceval, le Conte du Graal) is the unfinished fifth romance of Chrétien de Troyes. Probably written between 1181 and 1191, it is dedicated to Chrétien s patron Philip, Count of… …

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