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loath or loth (ləʊθ)
 
adj
1.  (usually foll by to) reluctant or unwilling
2.  nothing loath willing
 
[Old English lāth (in the sense: hostile); related to Old Norse leithr]
 
loth or loth
 
adj
 
[Old English lāth (in the sense: hostile); related to Old Norse leithr]
 
'loathness or loth
 
n
 
'lothness or loth
 
n

loth (ləʊθ)
 
adj
a variant spelling of loath
 
'lothness
 
n

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Example sentences
Then she spake no more as at that time, for she was loth to displease him.
They dropped in one by one, seeming loth to step up to the task.
The trouble now is that bankers are loth to lend at all.
Gulf governments say they are aware of the problem but are loth to interfere in
  the private sector.
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