Definition of Hate speech
: speech expressing hatred of a particular group of people Hate speech is not allowed at school.
Word by Word Definitions
: intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury
: extreme dislike or disgust : antipathy, loathing
: an object of hatred
: the communication or expression of thoughts in spoken words
: exchange of spoken words : conversation
: something that is spoken : utterance
Legal Definition of hate speech
: speech that is intended to insult, offend, or intimidate a person because of some trait (as race, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability)
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