from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Intense animosity or hostility.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Strong aversion; intense dislike; hateful regard; an affection of the mind awakened by something regarded as unpleasant, harmful or evil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Strong aversion; intense dislike; hate; an affection of the mind awakened by something regarded as evil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The emotion or feeling of hate; hate. See hate, n., 1.
- n. Synonyms Ill-will, Enmity, etc. (see animosity); Hatred, Dislike, Antipathy, etc. (see antipathy); Disgrace, Disfavor, Dishonor (see odium); detestation, loathing, abhorrence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
How can I endure to meet the disapproval and bitterness and hatred -- yes, _hatred_ -- when they come filing out upon me from that room across the hall.
If people don't want to use the term hatred, fine.
Using the Bible as a basis for your hatred is a cop out.
The state communications regulator also has warned companies that provide short cellphone-message services against being used as a platform to send messages that could instigate what it termed hatred, violence and unrest.
This hatred is a visceral need that cannot be reasoned with.
AMANPOUR: Now in Afghanistan as the Taliban get pushed back, many, many Afghans are expressing what they call their hatred for Osama bin Laden, and especially the Arab fighters who have come to fight with him.
Jancus Lain, or the Wicked: their hatred is the proof of their esteem; the kingdom which he guarded was inaccessible to their arms; and they felt him most daring and formidable, when they fondly believed the captain and his country irrecoverably lost.
* The Catholics hated the person and government of Copronymus; but even their hatred is a proof of their oppression.
Civility not hatred is needed between individuals.
By moving the UN headquarters to Geneva, the traditional city of diplomacy, we can avoid the gross humiliation of having the world's leading terrorist -- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad -- come to our greatest city to spew his hatred from the platform of the UN.
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