hatred definition

  • noun:
    • intensive animosity or hostility.
    • Strong aversion; intense dislike; hateful respect; an affection associated with head awakened by one thing thought to be unpleasant, harmful or evil.
    • powerful aversion; intense dislike; hate; an affection of the brain awakened by anything seen as wicked.
    • The feeling or sense of hate; hate. See hate, n., 1.
    • Synonyms Ill-will, Enmity, etc. (identify animosity); Hatred, Dislike, Antipathy, an such like. (see antipathy); Disgrace, Disfavor, Dishonor (see odium); detestation, loathing, abhorrence.
    • the feeling of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong it requires action

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