loathly(redirected from loathlily)
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[Middle English lothly, from Old English lāthlīc : lāth, hateful + -līc, like; see -ly1.]
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with reluctance; unwillingly
an archaic word for loathsome
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loath•ly1(ˈloʊθ li, ˈloʊð-)
loath•ly2(ˈloʊð li, ˈloʊθ-)
loathsome; hideous; repulsive.
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|Adj.||1.||loathly - highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"|
foul, repelling, revolting, skanky, disgustful, disgusting, yucky, distasteful, loathsome, repellant, repellent, wicked
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"
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