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Intense dislike; hate.‘racial hatred’‘his murderous hatred of his brother’
loathing, hate, detestation, dislike, distaste, abhorrence, abomination, execration, resentment, aversion, hostility, ill will, ill feeling, bad feelingView synonyms
- ‘Racial hatred is therefore an attack upon people as people, clear and unambiguous.’
- ‘As long as we wield our weapons of hatred, greed and stupidity, nothing will change.’
- ‘Britain must be free to act against extremists who stir up hatred and incite terrorism.’
- ‘Morgaine snapped, her green eyes filled with hatred as she rounded on her brother.’
- ‘I find that very profound because there is a great deal of hatred spouted in the name of religion.’
- ‘It is not such a large step from that mainstream irrationality and hatred to fascism.’
- ‘Only their angry eyes were visible and it was clear they had hatred in their hearts.’
- ‘No doubt this will be reported as the latest example of race hatred in a racially torn community.’
- ‘It is not a grand theory but a simple truth that Hitler was motivated by the human emotion of hatred.’
- ‘I read them and am hurt by the injustice and often outright hatred of some of the posters.’
- ‘As far as my other critics are concerned, the envy seems to have corroded down to hatred.’
- ‘They must make it clear that religious hatred will not be tolerated and they must be seen to take a stand.’
- ‘Sadly, many did not support her goals because their racial hatred was too strong.’
- ‘Being racist is to hate on the basis of racial difference and to incite racial hatred.’
- ‘It set an end to a terrible century of war and hatred between France and Germany.’
- ‘By the time he left each one of the towns the area was in the grip of racial hatred that spilled over into rioting.’
- ‘I would like to express my pure hatred for those who light up a fag in front of children and even babies!’
- ‘They attempted to play something but the roar of hatred from the crowd drowned them out.’
- ‘Oh, she knew hatred was not a ladylike emotion, but she simply could not help it.’
- ‘I could feel the eyes of my mother and my brothers on me, a quiet but potent hatred.’
Middle English: from hate + -red (from Old English rǣden ‘condition’).
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