- The definition of hatred is a feeling of intense dislike.
When you really, really dislike someone, this is an example of a time when you feel hatred towards that person.
Origin: Middle English from hate, hate plush -red, -reden from Old English -ræden, state, condition
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Origin: Middle English : hate, hate; see hate + -rede, condition (from Old English -rǣden; see ar- in Indo-European roots).