hate

[heyt]
verb (used with object), hated, hating.
1.
to dislike intensely or passionately; feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility toward; detest: to hate the enemy; to hate bigotry.
2.
to be unwilling; dislike: I hate to do it.
verb (used without object), hated, hating.
3.
to feel intense dislike, or extreme aversion or hostility.
noun
4.
intense dislike; extreme aversion or hostility.
5.
the object of extreme aversion or hostility.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English hat(i)en, Old English hatian (v.); cognate with Dutch haten, Old Norse hata, Gothic hatan, German hassen

hater, noun
self-hate, noun
unhated, adjective
unhating, adjective
unhatingly, adverb


1. loathe, execrate; despise. Hate, abhor, detest, abominate imply feeling intense dislike or aversion toward something. Hate the simple and general word, suggests passionate dislike and a feeling of enmity: to hate autocracy. Abhor expresses a deep-rooted horror and a sense of repugnance or complete rejection: to abhor cruelty; Nature abhors a vacuum. Detest implies intense, even vehement, dislike and antipathy, besides a sense of disdain: to detest a combination of ignorance and arrogance. Abominate expresses a strong feeling of disgust and repulsion toward something thought of as unworthy, unlucky, or the like: to abominate treachery.


1. love.
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hate (heɪt)
 
vb
1.  to dislike (something) intensely; detest
2.  (intr) to be unwilling (to be or do something)
 
n
3.  intense dislike
4.  informal a person or thing that is hated (esp in the phrase pet hate)
5.  (modifier) expressing or arousing feelings of hatred: hate mail
 
[Old English hatian; related to Old Norse hata, Old Saxon hatōn, Old High German hazzēn]
 
'hateable
 
adj
 
'hatable
 
adj
 
'hater
 
n

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Word Origin & History

hate
O.E. hatian "to hate," from P.Gmc. *khatojanan (cf. O.S. haton, O.N. hata, Ger. hassen, Goth. hatan "to hate"), from PIE base *kedes- "feel strongly" (cf. Avestan sadra- "grief, sorrow, calamity," Gk. kedos "care, trouble, sorrow," Welsh cas "pain, anger"). The noun is O.E. hete "hatred, spite," from
P.Gmc. *khatis-, altered in M.E. to conform with the verb. Hate mail is first attested 1967.
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Example sentences
Reading, writing, and arithmetic are options for puzzle haters.
Let us say society was composed of haters, misanthropes and sociopaths.
Tea parties are the gatherings of social haters with extreme right agenda.
But the big guy on the playground always spawns haters.
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