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hatred Syllabification: ha·tred
Pronunciation: /ˈhātrəd/

Definition of hatred in English:


Intense dislike or ill will: 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.


Middle English: from hate + -red (from Old English rǣden 'condition').

Words that rhyme with hatred

varied • sacred • mirid
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