hateful

[heyt-fuhl]
adjective
1.
arousing hate or deserving to be hated: the hateful oppression of dictators.
2.
unpleasant; dislikable; distasteful: She found her domestic chores hateful.
3.
full of or expressing hate; malignant; malevolent: a hateful denunciatory speech.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see hate, -ful

hatefully, adverb
hatefulness, noun
unhateful, adjective


1. abominable, execrable, abhorrent, repugnant; invidious, loathsome. Hateful, obnoxious, odious, offensive refer to something that causes strong dislike or annoyance. Hateful implies actually causing hatred or extremely strong dislike: The sight of him is hateful to me. Obnoxious emphasizes causing annoyance or discomfort by objectionable qualities: His persistence made him seem obnoxious. His piggish manners made him obnoxious to his companions. Odious emphasizes the disagreeable or displeasing: an odious little man; odious servility. Offensive emphasizes the distaste and resentment caused by something that may be either displeasing or insulting: an offensive odor, remark.


1. likable, agreeable; commendable, praiseworthy.
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hateful (ˈheɪtfʊl)
 
adj
1.  causing or deserving hate; loathsome; detestable
2.  full of or showing hate
 
'hatefully
 
adv
 
'hatefulness
 
n

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Example sentences
However, over the years,some mean and hateful people have done some mean and
  hateful things to other human beings.
It's sad that someone can be so hateful of non-human beings.
Obviously, to avoid hateful sprawl outside, density somewhat less hateful must
  be accommodated inside the urban-growth boundary.
The move from blue-collar to service work is brutal, and over time some
  employees lose the will to stick it out in a hateful job.
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