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Definition hate, detest, or intensely dislike
  • I make New Year's resolutions every year and then loathe myself for breaking them.
loathe = hate
  • I loathe that man. He ruined my life.
  • loathe = hate
  • Some people love it. Some people loathe it.
  • They loathed each other. But he never wanted you dead.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • loathed = detested or intensely disliked
  • Cray would have been disliked, anyway, because of the uniform he wore, but it was his habit of luring starving young women into his bed for money that made him an object of loathing in the district.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • loathing = disgust or intense dislike
  • O, how mine eyes do loathe his visage now!
    William Shakespeare  --  A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • loathe = hate
  • He is not as tall as my memories, but is still loathsome.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • loathsome = disgusting or very bad
  • Desire urges us to possess, to go to something; loathing urges us to abandon, to go from something.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • loathing = disgust or intense dislike
  • I loathed them as being the meanest as well as the most wicked of men.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • had flung two or three coils of its loathsome body round the Prince's legs.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Silver Chair
  • loathsome = disgusting
  • I loathe all sorts of ugliness.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  Hedda Gabler
  • loathe = hate
  • Ares regarded me with loathing,
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan's Curse
  • loathing = disgust or intense dislike
  • you are living in this filth which you loathe so,
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • loathe = hate
  • This boy, who only just before
    Was loathed by men from shore to shore,
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • loathed = intensely disliked
  • Would it teach him to loathe his own soul?
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • loathe = hate
  • Think of their loathsome joy, of the delight they would have in dragging you down,
    Oscar Wilde  --  An Ideal Husband
  • loathsome = disgusting or very bad
  • I loathed the army.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • loathed = detested or intensely disliked
  •   There is thy gold, worse poison to men's souls,
      Doing more murders in this loathsome world
      Than these poor compounds that thou mayst not sell.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • loathsome = disgusting
  • Some say the lark and loathed toad change eyes.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • loathed = ugly or detested
  •   The sweetest honey
      Is loathsome in his own deliciousness
      And in the taste confounds the appetite.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
loathsome = bad

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