Sentence Examples


  • So was Dean, though loath to admit it.
  • The king was loath to take up the quarrel, for he highly respected the archbishop; yet he was still more loath to surrender the ancient claims and privileges of the crown.
  • The princes were shanielessly eager to enter on their inheritance, the king was loath to understand that by conferring a titular sovereignty on his sons he had given them a sort of right to expect some share of real power.
  • It also offended the self-love of most of the nobles and the clergy who were loath that a few of their number should be erected into a House of Lords.
  • Louis did not love his brothers, and he detested their policy, which without rendering him any service made his liberty and even his life precarious; yet, loath to condemn them to death, he vetoed the decree.

How would you define loath? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus