loathful

adjective
loath·​ful | \ -t͟hfəl \

Definition of loathful

now Scottish

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History and Etymology for loathful

Middle English lothful hateful, loathsome, reluctant, from loth evil, harm, hatred (from Old English lāth, from lāth, adjective) + -ful

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“Loathful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loathful. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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