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See also: loathe
- loth (mostly UK)
- unwilling, reluctant; averse, disinclined
- I was loath to return to the office without the Henderson file.
- (obsolete) hostile, angry, loathsome, unpleasant
- Often confused in meaning and pronunciation with loathe, a related transitive verb.
- This spelling is about four times as common as "loth" in the UK and fifty times as common in the US.
unwilling, reluctant; averse, disinclined
hostile, angry, loathsome, unpleasant