Definitions

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  • n. The characteristic of being hateful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being hateful, in any sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being hateful

Etymologies

hateful +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As we predicted before the election, Barack Obama's victory has loosed a flood of hatefulness from the racist right in America.

    Klan Takes $2.5 Million Dollar Beating

  • Dunno, dembillc, a lot of the "hatefulness" comments might be because you are accusing the guy of being a slave merchant who hates America.

    Bill Clinton: Older Voters Not Falling For Obama

  • But I also don't see any reason not to call the faux outrage at Wright's "hatefulness" by comfortable white liberals by its correct name - RACISM.

    Obama: I "Profoundly Disagree" With Pastor Over "God Damn America" Comments

  • Steve Labonne: "But I also don't see any reason not to call the faux outrage at Wright's" hatefulness "by comfortable white liberals by its correct name - RACISM."

    Obama: I "Profoundly Disagree" With Pastor Over "God Damn America" Comments

  • No community can tolerate this kind of hatefulness in a public agency.

    Easter Lemming Liberal News

  • Since original sin is a condition of imperfection wherefrom, except there be an intervention of God's grace, every kind of hatefulness to­ward God may grow up in the soul, it seemed necessary to believe that the Blessed Virgin received an inter­vention of God's grace such as this.

    National Patronal Festival

  • I slowly shake my head with a grim expression on my face as I write this post ... pretty much as Kinsella does when he goes on TV and tells malicious, mean-spiritedly ass-kicky, politically-motivated lies about alleged "hatefulness" on the part of conservatives.

    The Canadian Sentinel

  • Calling legitimate criticism "hatefulness" is an attempt to stifle discussion, and is antithetical to a health debate.

    Boing Boing

  • The kind of hatefulness that would prompt a man to bring a stuffed monkey with an "Obama" sticker on the toy's head to a campaign event.

    NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • Carlin's seven dirty words are a useful proxy for "hatefulness," only a proxy for a certain coarse style and how much of this is phrases such as "fucking awesome?"

    Dirty words.

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