Hatred meaning

hātrĭd
Intense animosity or hostility.
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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.

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Strong dislike or ill will; hate.
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Strong aversion; intense dislike; hateful regard; an affection of the mind awakened by something regarded as unpleasant, harmful or evil.
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Origin of hatred

  • Middle English hate hate hate -rede condition (from Old English -rǣden ar- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English hatrede, hatreden (“hatred”), from hate (“hate”) + -reden (suffix denoting state or condition), equivalent to hate +‎ -red. Related to Icelandic hatri (“hatred”).

    From Wiktionary