Origin of loathlyMiddle English lothlie from Old English lathlice: see loath and -ly
Origin of loathlyMiddle English lothely from Old English lathlice: see loathe and -ly
Origin of loathlyMiddle English lothly from Old English lāthlīc lāth hateful -līc like ; see -ly 1.
From Middle English lothli, loothly, from Old English lÄÃ¾lÄ«c (“loathly, hateful, horrible, repulsive, unpleasant"), equivalent to loath +"Ž -ly.
(comparative loathlier, superlative loathliest)
From Middle English *lothli, loothly, from Old English lÄÃ¾lÄ«Ä‹e (“hatefully"), equivalent to loath +"Ž -ly.