Hate speech

Definition of Hate speech

  1. :  speech expressing hatred of a particular group of people Hate speech is not allowed at school.

Word by Word Definitions

hateplay Hate
  1. :  intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury

    :  extreme dislike or disgust :  antipathy, loathing

    :  an object of hatred

  1. :  to feel extreme enmity toward :  to regard with active hostility

    :  to have a strong aversion to :  find very distasteful

    :  to express or feel extreme enmity or active hostility

speechplay
  1. :  the communication or expression of thoughts in spoken words

    :  exchange of spoken words :  conversation

    :  something that is spoken :  utterance


Law Dictionary

hate speech

noun

Legal Definition of hate speech

  1. :  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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