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Definition of hate:

  1. Strong aversion coupled with desire that evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is directed; as exercised toward things, intense dislike; hatred; detestation; - opposed to love.
  2. To be very unwilling; followed by an infinitive, or a substantive clause with that; as, to hate to get into debt; to hate that anything should be wasted.
  3. To have a great aversion to, with a strong desire that evil should befall the person toward whom the feeling is directed; to dislike intensely; to detest; as, to hate one's enemies; to hate hypocrisy.
  4. To love less, relatively.

Synonyms:

malignity, repellence, frost, nauseate, bear, bĂȘte noire, nasty look, horror, repellency, no love lost, contempt, revulsion, revenge, rankling, deplore, detest, resentment, scunner, execrate, repugnancy, dislike, malevolence, scorn, venom, love, bugbear, dog-eye, shun, execration, anathema, hostility, someone can't stand someone/something, hatred.

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