loathing


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loath·ing

 (lō′thĭng)
n.
Great dislike; abhorrence.

loathing

(ˈləʊðɪŋ)
n
abhorrence; disgust
ˈloathingly adv

loath•ing

(ˈloʊ ðɪŋ)

n.
strong dislike or disgust; intense aversion.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loathing - hate coupled with disgustloathing - hate coupled with disgust    
disgust - strong feelings of dislike
hate, hatred - the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action

loathing

loathing

noun
Translations
تَقَزُّز، إشْمِئزاز
odpor
afsky
iljetysinhovastenmielisyys
óbeit

loathing

[ˈləʊðɪŋ] Nodio m
it fills me with loathingme repugna
the loathing which I felt for himel odio que sentía hacia or por él

loathing

[ˈləʊðɪŋ] nrépugnance f

loathing

nAbscheu m

loathing

[ˈləʊðɪŋ] n (hatred) → odio; (disgust) → ribrezzo, disgusto
it fills me with loathing → mi riempie di disgusto, mi fa ribrezzo

loathe

(ləuð) verb
to hate very much.
ˈloathing noun
great dislike and disgust.
ˈloathsome adjective
horrible.
References in classic literature ?
He could have screamed aloud with the horror and despair of it; a sweat of agony beaded his forehead, yet he dared not make a sound--he scarcely dared to breathe, because of his shame and loathing of himself.
I fed upon roots, and in my bitterness I dug for the bitterest, loathing the sweeter kind.
If any one thing in my experience, more than another, served to deepen my conviction of the infernal char- acter of slavery, and to fill me with unutterable loathing of slaveholders, it was their base ingrati- tude to my poor old grandmother.
She looked round the miserable room with a loathing recognition of it.
Pip must decline to deal further with one who could so far forget what he owed to the best interests of society, as to employ a boy who excited Loathing in every respectable mind.
Meanwhile, man, having fought and won his fight for this personal liberty, only to find himself a more abject slave than before, is turning with loathing from his egotist's dream of independence to the collective interests of society, with the welfare of which he now perceives his own happiness to be inextricably bound up.
All that it really demonstrated was that our future would be the same as our past, and that the sin we had done once, and with loathing, we would do many times, and with joy.
This man, who might have brought us to the king in three days, led us out of the way through horrid deserts destitute of water, or where what we found was so foul, nauseous, and offensive, that it excited a loathing and aversion which nothing but extreme necessity could have overcome.
Clearly this sinner is mortally wounded, as he vomits blood from the mouth;" but considering the matter a little more closely he perceived by the colour, taste, and smell, that it was not blood but the balsam from the flask which he had seen him drink; and he was taken with such a loathing that his stomach turned, and he vomited up his inside over his very master, and both were left in a precious state.
Just a moment we gazed upon each other, and then the look of hope and renewed courage which had glorified her face as she discovered me, faded into one of utter dejection, mingled with loathing and contempt.
I had taken a loathing to my gentleman at first sight.
At that moment the remnant of my love passed into hate and loathing.