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loathing

[loh-th ing] /ˈloʊ ðɪŋ/
noun
1.
strong dislike or disgust; intense aversion.
Origin of loathing
1300-1350
First recorded in 1300-50, loathing is from the Middle English word lathynge. See loathe, -ing1
Related forms
loathingly, adverb
self-loathing, adjective, noun
Synonyms
abhorrence; hatred.
Synonym Study
See aversion.
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loathing

/ˈləʊðɪŋ/
noun
1.
abhorrence; disgust
Derived Forms
loathingly, adverb
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loathing

n.

"abhorrence," mid-14c., verbal noun from loathe.

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