verb (used with object), hat·ed, hat·ing.
verb (used without object), hat·ed, hat·ing.
- hate crime,
- hate mail,
- hate sheet,
- hate someone's guts,
- hate speech
Origin of hate
Examples from the Web for self-hate
I turned all the self-hate that was consuming me against my friend, and said I know not what of outrage and insult.Barrington|Charles James Lever
In other words, he is imbued in one mood with self-love, in another with self-hate.Why we should read|S. P. B. Mais
Jay or Jason, maddened by self-hate and jealousy, could disclaim responsibility for the other's acts.The Planet Savers|Marion Zimmer Bradley
Word Origin for hate
Old English hete "hatred, spite," from Proto-Germanic *hatis- (cf. Old Norse hattr, Old Frisian hat, Dutch haat, Old High German has, German Hass, Gothic hatis; see hate (v.)). Altered in Middle English to conform with the verb. Hate mail is first attested 1967.
Old English hatian "to hate," from Proto-Germanic *hatojanan (cf. Old Saxon haton, Old Norse hata, German hassen, Gothic hatan "to hate"), from PIE root *kad- "sorrow, hatred" (cf. Avestan sadra- "grief, sorrow, calamity," Greek kedos "care, trouble, sorrow," Welsh cas "pain, anger"). Related: Hated; hating. French haine (n.), hair (v.) are Germanic. Hate crime attested from 1988.
In addition to the idiom beginning with hate
- hate someone's guts
- somebody up there loves (hates) me