An example of loathe is how a person who mosquitoes love to bite feels about mosquitoes.
Origin of loatheMiddle English lothen ; from Old English lathian, to be hateful ; from base of lath: see loath
transitive verbloathed, loath·ing, loathes
Origin of loatheMiddle English lothen, from Old English lathian.
(third-person singular simple present loathes, present participle loathing, simple past and past participle loathed)
From Middle English lothe, from Old English lÄÃ¾ian. Cognate with Old Norse leiÃ°ask (> Danish ledes, Icelandic leiÃ°ast) (all reflexive), German leiden.