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Definition of the verb loathe
What does loathe mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: loathed | loathing | loathes
- find repugnant
- examples: I loathe that man | Sam cannot loathe Sue | They loathe moving | Sam and Sue loathe the movie
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Predicate] in [Theme] I admired the honesty in him [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme] for [Predicate] I admired him for his honesty [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme] The tourists admired the paintings [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, subject control with -ing] I loved writing [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, possessive with -ing] I loved him writing novels [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Theme, that-complement clause] The children liked that the clown had a red nose
Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): abhor, admire, adore, affirm, applaud, appreciate, bear, believe, bewail, cherish, deify, deplore, disbelieve, distrust, dread, envy, esteem, exalt, execrate, fancy, favor, grudge, idolize, lament, miss, mourn, pity, prefer, prize, reaffirm, relish, resent, respect, revere, rue, savor, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, treasure, trust, value, venerate, worship.
- lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
- synonyms of loathe: abhor / abominate / execrate
- more generic words: detest / hate = dislike intensely
Alternative definition of the verb loathe
- To hate, detest, revile.
- synonym: hate
Loathe is a musical group.
- albums: "Abort/Retry/Fail", "Up Close And Personal"
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Improve your Word Power (101-)
by Subhash Jain
Words: loathe Definitions & Examples: Loathe is a verb meaning "to detest or dislike greatly": Janice loathes animal cruelty. Words: loath Definitions & Examples: Loath is an adjective meaning "reluctant, unwilling": Lance was loath to ask for ...
by Doug Babington, Don LePan, Maureen Okun, Victoria Anderson
loath /loathe: Loath is the adjective; loathe is the verb. Part-of-speech Conversions | 195.
ASVAB AFQT For Dummies (2009)
by Rod Powers
Loath is an adjective meaning unwilling, whereas loathe is a verb meaning to dislike intensely. . (B) Litigious is an adjective that means argumentative. . (A) Reciprocity is a noun that means repayment. . (A) Reassure is used as a verb.
by Martin H. Manser
Loathe is a verb meaning 'to detest; to hate very much';: ...
Loathe, loathe, v. a. (A.S.J To feel disgust at any thing ; properly, to have an extreme aversion of the appetite to food or drink ; to hate : to dislike greatly; to abhor. — v. n. To create disgust. — Obsolete as a neuter verb. Loath kr, hath -er. s.
The Complete History by Michael MacCambridge
And the Tennessee did loathe utterly the Alabama, which Ioathed. which lacked a Southeastern Conference university but held a raucous annual October Saturday featuring animated Georgians and animated Floridians and animated ...
by Bryan A. Garner
loathe stated that defendant . . . with force and arms assaulted, debauched, and carnally knew . . . the daughter and servant of the plaintiff.” Margaret Davies v. Williams,  116 E.R. 275 (Q.B.). The tendency toward translating unassimilated ...
by Bryan A. Garner
loathe plead not guilty these presents true bill under pain of unwritten law with force and arms plaider de rien culpable (L.F.) hac praesentes lit- terae (L.) billa vera (L.) sous pein de (L.F.) sub poena (L.) lex non scripta (L.) vi et armis (L.) ...
by Bryan A. Garner
loathe; loath; loth. Loathe is the verb meaning "to abhor, detest." Loath (with its needless variant loth) is an ...
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Usage statistics about loathe
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Loathe HS Trash
For Photo Project! :) Love & Loathe :( - helenog.wordpress.com/2010/11/13/photo-project-love-loathe/
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Scrabble value of L1O1A1T1H4E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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