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hatred

[hey-trid] /ˈheɪ trɪd/
noun
1.
the feeling of one who hates; intense dislike or extreme aversion or hostility.
Origin of hatred
1125-1175
Middle English word dating back to 1125-75; See origin at hate, -red
Related forms
prehatred, noun
self-hatred, noun
Synonyms
animosity, detestation, loathing, abomination.
Antonyms
attraction, love.
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British Dictionary definitions for hatred

hatred

/ˈheɪtrɪd/
noun
1.
a feeling of intense dislike; enmity
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for hatred
n.

early 13c., from hate + rare suffix -red, from Old English ræden "state, condition," related to verb rædan "to advise, discuss, rule, read, guess." See read (v.) and cf. second element of kindred and proper names Æþelræd and Alfred.

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