Origin of loathing
Definition for loathing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), loathed, loath·ing.
Origin of loathe
Examples from the Web for loathing
Why so many people are so eager to flaunt their musical bona fides by loathing Coldplay.Why Is It Cool to Hate Coldplay? A First Listen of New Album ‘Ghost Stories’|Andrew Romano|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the air is a Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas vibe, a little campy, a little naughty and a lot raw.A Tech Millionaire Bets on the Urban Revival of Downtown Las Vegas|Sarah Kunst|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their loathing of Kennedy, of Washington liberals, of Martin Luther King Jr., makes for a perfect match.
He should instead be loathing the people who are trying to bring the government to a halt and trying to bring him down.
Perhaps Wiencek is so blinded by his loathing of Thomas Jefferson that he cannot see what is right in front of his eyes.What Did Thomas Jefferson Really Think About Slavery?|Jan Ellen Lewis|October 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Starcad's loathing for a smith recalls the mockery with which the Homeric gods treat Hephaistos.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
On this she looked now with a curious mixture of loathing and of fear.The Laughing Cavalier|Baroness Orczy
Regardless of Lennon's look of loathing, Carmena lighted a candle and led the way direct to the mummy room.Bloom of Cactus|Robert Ames Bennet
Perhaps his loathing of his present position increased this bitterness to a kind of madness.The Hour of the Dragon|Robert E. Howard
And with that she withdrew her hair from the pasha's face and looked at him with loathing.The Lion of Janina|Mr Jkai
British Dictionary definitions for loathing (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for loathing (2 of 2)
Word Origin for loathe
Word Origin and History for loathing (1 of 2)
"abhorrence," mid-14c., verbal noun from loathe.