Definition of Loathly

1. Adjective. Highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust. "A wicked stench"




Definition of Loathly

1. a. Loathsome.

2. adv. Unwillingly; reluctantly.

Definition of Loathly

1. Adjective. loathsome; hideous ¹

2. Adverb. In a loathsome manner; disgustingly. ¹

3. Adverb. Unwillingly; reluctantly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Loathly

1. repulsive [adj] - See also: repulsive

Medical Definition of Loathly

1. 1. Unwillingly; reluctantly. "This shows that you from nature loathly stray." (Donne) 2. So as to cause loathing. "With dust and blood his locks were loathly dight." (Fairfax) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loathly

loathe
loathed
loather
loathers
loathes
loathest
loatheth
loathful
loathiest
loathing
loathingly
loathings
loathlier
loathliest
loathliness
loathly (current term)
loathness
loathnesses
loathsome
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loathsomeness
loathsomenesses
loathy
loave
loaved
loaves
loaving
lob
lob jam
lob wedge

Literary usage of Loathly

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1. From Paddington to Penzance: The Record of a Summer Tramp from London to the by Charles George Harper (1893)
"Visitors there were a few on the beach —quiet folk mostly, and provincial of aspect, save indeed a loathly Cockney worm who had by some mischance missed his ..."

2. Three Centuries of English Poetry: Being Selections from Chaucer to Herrick by Rosaline Orme Masson (1877)
"DREAM OF THE loathly LANDSCAPE. Yet, at the last, I n'otx how lang a space, A little heat appeared in my face, ..."

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