Definition of loathing
: extreme disgust : detestation She regarded his hypocrisy with loathing.
Examples of loathing in a Sentence
She expressed her intense loathing of his hypocrisy.
She regarded his hypocrisy with loathing.
Recent Examples of loathing from the Web
Naturally, the kids hate each other, and naturally this defensive loathing rapidly gives way to something even more irksome for the grown-ups.
But in this musical, very much a child of the legacy of John Kander and Fred Ebb, the power structure merely doubles down on fear and loathing, engineering the removal and death of a Yankee interloper who also happens to be a Jew.
Despite his loathing of pirates, Will joins forces with Sparrow.
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First Known Use of loathing
LOATHING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of loathing for English Language Learners
: a very strong feeling of hatred or disgust
LOATHING Defined for Kids
Definition of loathing for Students
: very great dislike
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