Loathe



[lohth] /loʊð/

verb (used with object), loathed, loathing.
1.
to feel disgust or intense aversion for; abhor:
I loathe people who spread malicious gossip.
/ləʊð/
verb
1.
(transitive) to feel strong hatred or disgust for
v.

Old English laðian “to hate, to be disgusted with,” from lað “hostile” (see loath). Cognate with Old Saxon lethon, Old Norse leiða. Related: Loathed; loathing.

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