Loathe definition

lōth
To feel intense dislike, disgust, or hatred for; abhor; detest.
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To dislike (someone or something) greatly; abhor.
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Loathe is defined as to intensely dislike someone or something.

An example of loathe is how a person who mosquitoes love to bite feels about mosquitoes.

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I loathe scrubbing toilets.

I absolutely loathe hydrangeas.

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Origin of loathe

  • Middle English lothen from Old English lāthian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English lothe, from Old English lāþian. Cognate with Old Norse leiðask (> Danish ledes, Icelandic leiðast) (all reflexive), German leiden.

    From Wiktionary