Origin of loathlyMiddle English lothlie ; from Old English lathlice: see loath and amp; -ly
Origin of loathlyMiddle English lothely ; from Old English lathlice: see loathe and amp; -ly
Origin of loathlyMiddle English lothly, from Old English lāthlīc : lāth, hateful + -līc, like; see –ly1.
From Middle English lothli, loothly, from Old English lÄÃ¾lÄ«c (â€œloathly, hateful, horrible, repulsive, unpleasantâ€), equivalent to loath +â€Ž -ly.
(comparative loathlier, superlative loathliest)
From Middle English *lothli, loothly, from Old English lÄÃ¾lÄ«Ä‹e (â€œhatefullyâ€), equivalent to loath +â€Ž -ly.