Origin of hatredMiddle English from hate, hate + -red, -reden from Old English -ræden, state, condition
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.
Intense animosity or hostility.
Origin of hatredMiddle English hate hate ; see hate . -rede condition ( from Old English -rǣden ; see ar- in Indo-European roots.)
- Under Ventidius Cumanus (48-52) the mutual hatred of Jews and Romans, Samaritans and Jews, found vent in insults and bloodshed.
- Inflamed with a hatred of France just then rising to the dignity of a party principle, they found in Gallatin an enemy who was both by origin and opinion peculiarly obnoxious to them.
- It looked like young Donnie had a chance at life, in a home where love was in residence, instead of hatred and desperation.
- His hatred of revolutionary principles was fanatical.
- As fast as she ran, she couldn't escape her horror, her hatred of past-Deidre, her helplessness.