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loathing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 a dislike so strong as to cause stomach upset or queasiness
  • the sight of his mortal enemy getting that undeserved promotion filled him with loathing

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loathing

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of loathing (Entry 2 of 3)

as in hateful, contemptuous

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loathing

verb
present participle of loathe

Synonyms & Antonyms of loathing (Entry 3 of 3)

to dislike strongly
  • I simply loathe tapioca pudding

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“Loathing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/loathing. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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