from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Great dislike; abhorrence.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Sense of revulsion, distaste, detestation, extreme hatred or dislike.
- v. Present participle of loathe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Extreme disgust; a feeling of aversion, nausea, abhorrence, or detestation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Extreme disgust; abhorrence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hate coupled with disgust
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It's all part of the legacy of abuse and neglect thing: self-loathing is yet another toxic behavior instilled by a crappy childhood.
Out of the all the superhero movies to date, this period of self-doubt and loathing, is probably the most adult issue.
The far right has done its calculations, and it is pretty certain that just doing these kinds of ad hominem attacks will finally drag down a promising time in our political history, and return us to the dark ages of fear and loathing from the previous years.
I turned with loathing from the woman who could utter so unfeeling a speech to a person just saved, on the very edge of death; but I felt languid, and unable to reflect on all that had passed.
What most fills the Thought Police with fear and loathing is somebody who has thought a lot about a forbidden subject.
Thanks to some great creative minds that are involved in this emerging discourse, a Jewish self-loathing is also a poetic universal and ethical humanist message.
In the last two decades, due to Israeli barbarism, an influx of Jewish lobbying together with a growing opportunity for Jews to depart from their tribal setting, Jewish self-loathing is becoming an intellectual tide.
I hope it was worth it to the statsmongers, because the increase in loathing of the police amongst previously law abiding people must have taken a sharp upward tick at reading that story … on November 11, 2009 at 9: 22 am kKop
Things are getting better, and to a large degree, they are good, but the fear and loathing is still out there, and it DOES manifest itself in our politics. south american observer
Which, in my world of bathing suit self-loathing, is a rave.