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
What both extremes share is a common loathing of America, and American civilization.
On the other stands the General Assembly that already tends to view UNC with suspicion and loathing as an incubator of liberalism.
But six weeks before the rally, during a training weekend with a handful of other competitors in California's Borrego Springs, my optimism cratered into a black hole of fear and self-loathing.
Some people simply have a genetic predisposition for liking or loathing cilantro's flavor.
Yet Barack Obama never sought to nurture the fear and loathing of vulnerable minority groups for political gain.
Now we’re left with post-Obama anxiety that makes Bronx Gothic alienating, nihilistic, and self-loathing while the women of Girls Trip use music and humor to access freedom.
The script goes to considerable lengths to suggest that everything Chauncey does—including his acts of heroism—is animated by profound self-loathing.
Veselnitskaya had a particular loathing for U.S. District Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, who was prosecuting a Russian mafia case in which Veselnitskaya had a strong interest.
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First Known Use of loathing
Synonymsaversion, distaste, horror, disgust, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion
Antonymsaffection, devotion, fondness, love
Related Wordsabhorrence, abomination, antipathy, execration, hate, hatred; allergy, averseness, disapproval, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, displeasure
Near Antonymsappetite, bent, fancy, favor, fondness, like, liking, love, partiality, penchant, predilection, preference, propensity, relish, shine, taste, use
LOATHING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of loathing for English Language Learners
: a very strong feeling of hatred or disgust
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