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loathe

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Verb (transitive)
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4 in 4 verses (in OT : 4 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

loathev. t. [AS. to hate. See Loath.].
  •  To feel extreme disgust at, or aversion for.  [1913 Webster]
    "Loathing the honeyed cakes, I Ionged for bread."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To dislike greatly; to abhor; to hate; to detest.  [1913 Webster]
    "The secret which I loathe."  [1913 Webster]
    "She loathes the vital sir."
Syn. -- To hate; abhor; detest; abominate. See Hate.
loathev. i. 
     To feel disgust or nausea.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

loathe, v.tr. regard with disgust; abominate, detest.

Derivative
loather n. loathing n.
Etymology
OE lathian f. Gmc, rel. to LOATH

THESAURUS

loathe

abhor, abominate, be hostile to, decline, despise, detest, disapprove of, disfavor, dislike, disrelish, execrate, hate, hold in abomination, mislike, not care for, refuse, reject, repudiate, shrink from, shudder at, spurn, utterly detest

ROGET THESAURUS

loathe

Dislike

VB mislike misrelish, dislike, disrelish, mind, object to, have rather not, would rather not, prefer not to, not care for, have a dislike for, conceive a dislike to, entertain a dislike for, take a dislike to, have an aversion to, have an aversion for, have no taste for, have no stomach for, shun, avoid, eschew, withdraw from, shrink from, recoil from, not be able to bear, not be able to abide, not be able to endure, shrug the shoulders at, shudder at, turn up the nose at, look askance at, make a mouth, make a wry face, make a grimace, make faces, loathe, nauseate, abominate, detest, abhor, hate, take amiss, have enough of, wish away, unwish cause dislike, excite dislike, disincline, repel, sicken, make sick, render sick, turn one's stomach, nauseate, wamble, disgust, shock, stink in the nostrils, go against the grain, go against the stomach, stick in the throat, make one's blood run cold, pall.

N dislike, distaste, disrelish, disinclination, displacency, reluctance, backwardness, repugnance, disgust, queasiness, turn, nausea, loathing, averseness, aversation, aversion, abomination, antipathy, abhorrence, horror, mortal antipathy, rooted antipathy, mortal horror, rooted horror, hatred, detestation, hate, animosity, hydrophobia, canine madness, byssa, xenophobia, sickener, gall and wormwood, shuddering, cold sweat, disliking, averse from, loathe, loathe to, loth, adverse, shy of, sick of, out of conceit with, disinclined, heartsick, dogsick, queasy, disliked, uncared for, unpopular, out of favor, repulsive, repugnant, repellant, abhorrent, insufferable, fulsome, nauseous, loathsome, loathful, offensive, disgusting, disagreeable c, (painful), usque ad nauseam, Int, faugh!, foh!, ugh!, non libet.

Hate

VB hate, detest, abominate, abhor, loathe, recoil at, shudder at, shrink from, view with horror, hold in abomination, revolt against, execrate, scowl, disrelish, owe a grudge, bear spleen, bear a grudge, bear malice, conceive an aversion to, take a dislike to, excite hatred, provoke hatred, be hateful, stink in the nostrils, estrange, alienate, repel, set against, sow dissension, set by the ears, envenom, incense, irritate, rile, horrify, roil.


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