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loathe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of loathe

  1. to dislike strongly I simply loathe tapioca pudding Synonyms of loathe abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hateWords Related to loathe deplore, deprecate, disapprove (of), discountenance, disdain, disfavor, scornNear Antonyms of loathe desire, fancy, favor, like, prefer; enjoy, relish; admire, adore, approve (of), esteem, hallow, idolize, revere, venerate, worship; cherish, prize, treasureAntonyms of loathe love

Synonym Discussion of loathe

hate, detest, abhor, abominate, loathe mean to feel strong aversion or intense dislike for. hate implies an emotional aversion often coupled with enmity or malice.
    • hated the enemy with a passion
detest suggests violent antipathy.
    • detests cowards
abhor implies a deep often shuddering repugnance.
    • a crime abhorred by all
abominate suggests strong detestation and often moral condemnation.
    • abominates all forms of violence
loathe implies utter disgust and intolerance.
    • loathed the mere sight of them


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