hatred

The noun hatred means to feel a strong emotional dislike toward something or someone. You feel hatred of people who have done terrible things to you, or books about too-perfect teens.

Hatred comes from Old English hete, which means "hate," plus the suffix red (ræden), which means "the condition of." If you find after twenty years of marriage you no longer like your husband, you may be able to work it out. If you feel hatred towards him, your differences may be irreconcilable.

Definitions of hatred
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n the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action

Synonyms:
hate
Antonyms:
love
a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
Types:
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abhorrence, abomination, detestation, execration, loathing, odium
hate coupled with disgust
misanthropy
hatred of mankind
misogamy
hatred of marriage
misogynism, misogyny
hatred of women
misology
hatred of reasoning
misoneism
hatred of change or innovation
misopedia
hatred of children
murderousness
a bloodthirsty hatred arousing murderous impulses
despisal, despising
a feeling of scornful hatred
enmity, hostility, ill will
the feeling of a hostile person
malevolence, malignity
wishing evil to others
misocainea
hatred of new ideas
animosity, animus, bad blood
a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility
class feeling
feelings of envy and resentment of one social or economic class for toward another
antagonism
an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility
aggression, aggressiveness
a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
belligerence, belligerency
hostile or warlike attitude or nature
bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour, resentment
a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
maleficence
doing or causing evil
malice, maliciousness, spite, spitefulness, venom
feeling a need to see others suffer
vengefulness, vindictiveness
a malevolent desire for revenge
Type of:
emotion
any strong feeling

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