- Word Combinations (verb), Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||loathes, loathing, loathed
||to dislike extremely; hate; abhor.
He loathed his job, but finding another seemed impossible.He loathed the woman's little yapping dog.She loathes winter driving.The children loathed living with their aunt, but they had no choice.
- abhor, abominate, despise, execrate, hate
- adore, love
- similar words:
- detest, spurn
||disdain, dislike, mind