Intense dislike; hate: racial hatred his murderous hatred of his brother
More example sentences
- 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.
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
Middle English: from hate + -red (from Old English rǣden 'condition').