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hateful

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adjective hate·ful \ˈhāt-fəl\

Simple Definition of hateful

  • : very bad or evil : causing or deserving hate

  • : full of hate : showing hate

Full Definition of hateful

  1. 1 :  full of hate :  malicious

  2. 2 :  deserving of or arousing hate

hate·ful·ly play \-fə-lē\ adverb
hate·ful·ness noun

Examples of hateful

  1. <the girl's classmates were bullying her online, sending her hateful e-mails and text messages>



14th Century

First Known Use of hateful

14th century

Rhymes with hateful


HATEFUL Defined for Kids

hateful

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adjective hate·ful \ˈhāt-fəl\

Definition of hateful

  1. 1 :  full of hate <“Then you get her out of here,” he said with hateful force. — Mildred D. Taylor, Roll of Thunder>

  2. 2 :  very bad or evil :  causing or deserving hate <a hateful crime>





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