adjective[predicative, with infinitive]
Reluctant; unwilling: I was loath to leave
More example sentences
- It made victims reluctant to prosecute, and juries loath to convict.
- And among other things the poor pigeons, I perceive, were loth to leave their houses, but hovered about the balconies till they were some of them burned and fell down.
- The ship now needs to be sold, but I would be loth to see it go through the courts as in that case other parties would benefit - and not the men.