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Definition of Loath

Loath

  1. Hateful; odious; disliked.
  2. Filled with disgust or aversion; averse; unwilling; reluctant; as, loath to part.

Loath Quotations

People with advantages are loath to believe that they just happen to be people with advantages.
C. Wright Mills

I've been encouraging documentary filmmakers to use more and more humor, and they're loath to do that because they think if it's a documentary it has to be deadly serious - it has to be like medicine that you're supposed to take. And I think it's what keeps the mass audience from going to documentaries.
Michael Moore

It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we are very loath to believe what we are not able to comprehend.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It may be that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,' but I should be loath to see a rose on a maiden's breast substituted by a flower, however beautiful and fragrant it might be, that is went by the name of the skunk lily.
Alexander Henry

I'm loath to use my personal life to promote what I do, but at the same time, I don't like a journalist going away with no more than you could get off Wikipedia, where most of it's invented anyway.
Johnny Vegas
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Loath Translations

loath in German is abgeneigt
loath in Italian is contrario
loath in Norwegian is uvillig
loath in Spanish is renuente