What does loathe mean? Read below for the definition.
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Part of Speech of loathe
loathe is a(n) VERB.
Here’s how to pronounce loathe:
Definition of loathe
loathe means: strongly dislike or feel disgust for something.
Explain more about loathe, please
If you loathe something, you hate it, strongly dislike it, feel nauseated when you hear about it or see it, etc. You get the idea–loathe basically means hate, but perhaps to a lesser degree. In other words:
loathe < hate One final note--the word hate has definite negative connotations, and some people avoid using the word because it may be deemed offensive. For example, if it’s socially unacceptable to say that you hate cilantro (an herb that people seem to either love or hate, um, dislike), it’s probably less so to say that you loathe it.
Example of loathe
Here’s the word loathe used in a sentence:
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