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Language: Old English
Origin: hete

hate

2 noun
     
hate2 [uncountable]
an angry unpleasant feeling that someone has when they hate someone and want to harm them [= hatred; ≠ love]:
Her eyes were full of hate.
hate for
Mrs Williams has spoken of her hate for her husband's killers.

➔ pet hate

at pet3 (2)

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