loathe

Loathe \Loathe\ (l[=o][th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Loathed} (l[=o][th]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Loathing}.] [AS. l[=a][eth]ian to hate. See {Loath}.] 1. To feel extreme disgust at, or aversion for. [1913 Webster] Loathing the honeyed cakes, I Ionged for bread. --Cowley. [1913 Webster] 2. To dislike greatly; to abhor; to hate; to detest. [1913 Webster] The secret which I loathe. --Waller. [1913 Webster] She loathes the vital sir. --Dryden. Syn: To hate; abhor; detest; abominate. See {Hate}. [1913 Webster]