loathful

[lohth-fuh l]
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adjective

Scot. bashful; reluctant.
hateful; loathsome.

Origin of loathful

First recorded in 1400–50, loathful is from the late Middle English word lothfull. See loath, -ful
Related formsun·loath·ful, adjective
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