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Definition of "loathing" []

  • Great dislike; abhorrence. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "loathing" in a sentence
  • "It's all part of the legacy of abuse and neglect thing: self-loathing is yet another toxic behavior instilled by a crappy childhood."
  • "Out of the all the superhero movies to date, this period of self-doubt and loathing, is probably the most adult issue."
  • "I turned with loathing from the woman who could utter so unfeeling a speech to a person just saved, on the very edge of death; but I felt languid, and unable to reflect on all that had passed."