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Emotional IntensityPlay
Use 'loathe' to express a very strong emotion, stronger than just disliking something. SlideShe loathes bullying with every fiber of her being.
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Not Mild DislikePlay
'Loathe' implies a deep-seated hatred. It's not appropriate for minor annoyances or preferences. SlideHe loathes the abuse of power, not just mildly dislikes it.
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Formal TonePlay
'Loathe' is a formal word and typically used in more formal or serious contexts. SlideThe judge's voice conveyed how much he loathed the crime.