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.)
- Charles Alberts somewhat equivocal conduct also roused the hatred of the Liberals, and for a long time the esecrato Carignano was regarded, most unjustly, as a traitor even by many who were not republicans.
- He inherited his father's hatred of Marius, and was a consistent though moderate supporter of the aristocracy.
- But she saw what lay beneath his actions: hatred for something she'd done to him.
- Some relief trickled through her to know that his hatred of past-Deidre wasn't the only reason he'd offered her the undesirable arrangement.
- She understood his hatred for Memon, the man who had robbed him of more than his sight.