Etymology
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loathly (adj.)

Old English laðlic "hateful, horrible, unpleasant;" see loath + -ly (2). Similar formation in Old Frisian ledlik, Old Saxon lethlik, Old High German leidlih, Old Norse leiðiligr. Related: Loathliness. As an adverb, Old English laðlice.

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Definitions of loathly

loathly (adj.)
highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;
Synonyms: disgusting / disgustful / distasteful / foul / loathsome / repellent / repellant / repelling / revolting / skanky / wicked / yucky
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