- strong dislike or disgust; intense aversion.
Origin of loathing
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Examples from the Web for self-loathing
She has a hard time getting the self-absorbed, self-loathing D-lister to open up (in between booze binges).'BoJack Horseman': The Debauched Tales of a Drunken, Groupie-Sexing D-List Horse, Hits Netflix
August 22, 2014
We see, over and over again, his self-loathing over crying in front of family and friends.Fear And Self-Loathing In Scandinavia: The Fiction Of Karl Ove Knausgaard
May 28, 2014
In the face of it, Obama should be entertaining no Bulworthian self-loathing.Advice for Obama: Forget Bulworth. Try Rambo.
May 18, 2013
But it seems he acted dishonorably, deserved punishment, and may have committed suicide because of his guilt and self-loathing.What Prisoner X Scandal?
February 20, 2013
The thing about self-inflicted body shame and self-loathing is that it seeps into other aspects of your life.Stay Naked, Lena Dunham!
February 13, 2013
It was a knowledge that was to sear her presently with self-loathing and self-contempt.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series
He wanted to enjoy uninterruptedly the relaxation of self-loathing.Narcissus
A sense of self-loathing and abhorrence ran through all my insanity.The Works of William Cowper
There are no evidences of self-loathing, or even of self-distrust.The All-Sufficiency of Christ
Charles Henry Mackintosh
It had not been hurt by the alkaloid, but the pain of its host left it sick with self-loathing.Insidekick
Jesse Franklin Bone
- abhorrence; disgust
Word Origin and History for self-loathing
"abhorrence," mid-14c., verbal noun from loathe.