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adjective as in hated

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He falls in love with Sophia, the fiancee of a co-worker whom he loathes.

The aim of history class isn’t to get students to love or loathe their country.

The dramatic language, bolstered by damaging emails unearthed by investigators, paints Zuckerberg as Silicon Valley’s leading villain, one whom the public might be persuaded to loathe, as some already do.

Democrats loathed him and Republicans loved him, with independents leaning more toward the former.

Politicians loathe to prioritize as such, not just because it is difficult to do so but also because it deprives them of power.

From Fortune

It is loathed by some critics who find it patronizing, silly, and superficial.

And always in the background, evanescent but, in the end, accountable, is Rupert Murdoch—courted, feared and sometimes loathed.

Never mind that the actual Steve Jobs loathed school for much of his childhood.

The issue for the people of Egypt is that the security apparatus they loathed under Mubarak is still in place.

Crocs, the colorful clog company long loathed by fashionistas, has stubbed its toe again.

He loathed himself for submitting to her cruelty, for it was intentional cruelty—she made him writhe and suffer of set purpose.

"Then I'll catch it," I said, laughing at his discomfiture, for I knew he loathed stirring porridge.

It is but simple justice to the poor youth to state that he loathed and abhorred himself in consequence.

What I actually did was to curse to myself at having to clean my teeth in bitterly cold water, something I have always loathed.

Michael loathed Garrod, and resented his persistent instructions, his offers to solve lingering physical perplexities.


On this page you'll find 103 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to loathed, such as: abhorred, null, anathematized, avoided, condemned, and cursed.

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