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Definition 1: (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where loath or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • antipathetic to new ideas
  • averse to taking risks
  • loath to go on such short notice
  • clearly indisposed to grant their request

Synonyms for loath in the sense of this definition

(loath is similar to ...) unwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval

"disinclined to say anything to anybody"

Definition 2: unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where loath or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a reluctant smile
  • loath to admit a mistake

Synonyms for loath in the sense of this definition

(loath is similar to ...) not disposed or inclined toward

"an unwilling assistant" "unwilling to face facts"

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