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
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.
There's no way to know, but there's an undeniable undertone of loathing in each and every one of his on-camera interactions with his family members, something I'd once attributed to him not enjoying the limelight, but which feels more sinister now.
A problematic script nearly spoils the fun, but Murray keeps the fear and loathing interesting.
O'Shea's references come from pop culture, mostly '90s and early '00s film and music, and are all either conspicuously on the nose (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Strokes) or unexpectedly unfashionable (Beetlejuice, Faith No More).
So, why not get reacquainted with Larry David's brilliant comedy about the most self-loathing, shameless, selfish, socially clueless character perhaps TV has ever seen: Larry David.
MARTINVILLE, La. — Espinola Quinn views her quaint Louisiana town with a mix of love and loathing.
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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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