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3 definitions found
 for hateful
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hateful \Hate"ful\ (-f[.u]l), a.
     1. Manifesting hate or hatred; malignant; malevolent.
        [Archaic or R.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              And worse than death, to view with hateful eyes
              His rival's conquest.                 --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Exciting or deserving great dislike, aversion, or disgust;
        odious.
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              Unhappy, wretched, hateful day!       --Shak.
  
     Syn: Odious; detestable; abominable; execrable; loathsome;
          abhorrent; repugnant; malevolent. -- Hate"ful*ly, adv.
          -- Hate"ful*ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hateful
      adj 1: evoking or deserving hatred; "no vice is universally as
             hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly [ant: lovable,
             loveable]
      2: characterized by malice; "a hateful thing to do"; "in a mean
         mood" [syn: hateful, mean]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  125 Moby Thesaurus words for "hateful":
     abhorrent, abominable, acrid, antagonistic, antipathetic, arrant,
     atrocious, awful, baleful, base, beastly, belligerent,
     below contempt, beneath contempt, bitchy, bitter, blameworthy,
     brutal, caustic, clashing, colliding, conflicting, contemptible,
     contemptuous, crude, cussed, deplorable, despicable, despiteful,
     detestable, dire, disgusting, dreadful, egregious, enormous, evil,
     execrable, fetid, filthy, flagrant, forbidding, foul, full of hate,
     fulsome, grievous, gross, harmful, heinous, horrible, horrid,
     hostile, ignoble, infamous, iniquitous, invidious, lamentable,
     loathsome, lousy, malefic, maleficent, malevolent, malicious,
     malign, malignant, malodorous, mean, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic,
     monstrous, nasty, nauseating, nefarious, noisome, notorious,
     noxious, objectionable, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive,
     ornery, outrageous, pitiable, pitiful, quarrelsome, rancorous,
     rank, rebarbative, regrettable, repellent, reprehensible,
     repugnant, repulsive, revolting, rotten, sad, scandalous, schlock,
     scurvy, set against, shabby, shameful, shocking, shoddy, sickening,
     sordid, sore, spiteful, squalid, stinking, terrible, too bad,
     unclean, unlikable, venomous, vile, villainous, virulent,
     vitriolic, wicked, woeful, worst, worthless, wretched
  
  

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