The definition of loathing is a feeling of intense dislike or hatred.
The feeling a staunch animal rights activist might feel towards someone who kills animals just for sport and fun is an example of loathing.
intense dislike, disgust, or hatred; abhorrence
Origin of loathingMiddle English lothynge
Great dislike; abhorrence.
(countable and uncountable, plural loathings)
- Present participle of loathe.