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Variant of loath.
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a variant spelling of loath
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or loth(loʊθ, loʊð)
unwilling; reluctant: to be loath to admit a mistake.
[before 900; Middle English loth, lath, Old English lāth hostile, hateful, c. Old Saxon lēth, Old High German leid, Old Norse leithr]
syn: See reluctant.
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|Adj.||1.||loth - unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; "a reluctant smile"; "loath to admit a mistake"|
unwilling - not disposed or inclined toward; "an unwilling assistant"; "unwilling to face facts"
|2.||loth - (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed; "antipathetic to new ideas"; "averse to taking risks"; "loath to go on such short notice"; "clearly indisposed to grant their request"|
disinclined - unwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval; "disinclined to say anything to anybody"
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