- be reluctant
- be cold about
- get on one's high horse
- look coldly upon
- turn up one's nose at
- pull back from
- disapprove of
- wince from
- not have the heart to
- put off
- feel sick at
- To ridicule, insult, or act hatefully toward:
Stop hating on them—they're my friends.
Other Word Forms of Hate
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Hate
- hate on (someone)
Origin of Hate
From Middle English haten, from Old English hatian (“to hate, treat as an enemy”), from Proto-Germanic *hatōną (“to hate”), from Proto-Germanic *hataz (“hatred, hate”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱād- (“strong emotion”). Cognate with Dutch haten, German hassen, Swedish hata, French haïr (a Germanic borrowing).
From Old English hete, from Proto-Germanic *hataz. Cognate with West Frisian haat, Dutch haat, German Hass, Swedish hat.
Middle English haten from Old English hatian N., Middle English from Old English hete
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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