Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Full of loathing; hating; abhorring.
  • adj. Causing a feeling of loathing; disgusting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of loathing; hating; abhorring.
  • adj. Causing a feeling of loathing; disgusting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of loathing; abhorring; hating.
  • Exciting loathing or disgust; loathsome; hateful.

Etymologies

loath +‎ -ful (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He has not even pushed Congress to scrap the most repressive, loathful and patently unconstitutional features of the Bush's anti-terrorist policies.

    Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Is a Huge Stretch

  • How many people will have forgotten her incompetence and loathful behavior four years from now?

    A Fake Expert and Phony Think Tank - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I'll leave it at that because I've already spent enough time being neurotic and self-loathful about it.

    Misc. Junk

  • At the word, Goodman Brown stepped forth from the shadow of the trees and approached the congregation, with whom he felt a loathful brotherhood by the sympathy of all that was wicked in his heart.

    Young Goodman Brown

  • The latter, in spite of his passion for Alice, seemed to return the loathful antipathy of her brother; the similarity of their dispositions made them like joint possessors of an individual nature, which could not become wholly the property of one, unless by the extinction of the other.

    Alice Doane`s Appeal

  • Alice, seemed to return the loathful antipathy of her brother; the similarity of their dispositions made them like joint possessors of an individual nature, which could not become wholly the property of one, unless by the extinction of the other.

    Sketches and Studies

  • The sub-humans that drive the media culture are so loathful of themselves that they will come to hate Obama for thinking he is better than they are; or that he doesn't need them; or they just get tired of the uppity black guy.

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  • Vile and loathful we may be, but there is something about what others view as pitiful, as the lowest of the low, as filthy and execrable, repulsive and inhuman, diseased and outcast, that appeals to us passionately, and once we have glimpsed the quickest path of descent, we are racing down it gaily like children on some grand 1950s adventure story

    mimi in NY

  • These blogs are neat….as I didn’t realize there was such loathful hatred out there for people that didn’t believe as you leftys do.

    Think Progress » CNN’s Glenn Beck Calls Anti-Gay Slur Simply A ‘Naughty Name’

  • "It is not to Edmund alone that the Gainer is loathful.

    The Ward of King Canute; a romance of the Danish conquest

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