Hate"ful (?), a.

1.

Manifesting hate or hatred; malignant; malevolent.

[Archaic or R.]

And worse than death, to view with hateful eyes His rival's conquest. Dryden.

2.

Exciting or deserving great dislike, aversion, or disgust; odious.

Unhappy, wretched, hateful day! Shak.

Syn. -- Odious; detestable; abominable; execrable; loathsome; abhorrent; repugnant; malevolent.

-- Hate"ful*ly, adv. -- Hate"ful*ness, n.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.