- Intense dislike; hate: racial hatred his murderous hatred of his brotherMore example sentences
loathing, hate, detestation, dislike, distaste, abhorrence, abomination, execration, resentment, aversion, hostility, ill will, ill feeling, bad feeling; enmity, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, animus, revulsion, disgust, contempt, repugnance, odium, rancour• rare disrelish
- They must make it clear that religious hatred will not be tolerated and they must be seen to take a stand.
- It set an end to a terrible century of war and hatred between France and Germany.
- I read them and am hurt by the injustice and often outright hatred of some of the posters.
Middle English: from hate + -red (from Old English rǣden 'condition').