Variant of hate
- to have strong dislike or ill will for; loathe; despise
- to dislike or wish to avoid; shrink from: to hate arguments
Origin: ME hatien < OE hatian, akin to Ger hassen < IE base *ād-, bad temper > Gr kēdein, to trouble, kedos, grief, Welsh cas, hate
- a strong feeling of dislike or ill will; hatred
- a person or thing hated
- hater noun
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