Loath definitions

lōth, lōth
Unwilling or reluctant; disinclined.

I am loath to go on such short notice.

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Unwilling; reluctant.

To be loath to depart.

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The definition of loath is someone or something unwilling or reluctant.

An example of loath is someone not wanting to leave a party, they are loath to leave the party.

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I was loath to return to the office without the Henderson file.

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Origin of loath

From loth, from Middle English loth (“disinclined"; "loathsome"), from Old English lāþ (“loathsome", "evil")