Student Thesaurus

One entry found for hateful.
Entry Word: hateful
Function: adjective
Text: having or showing a desire to cause someone pain or suffering for the sheer enjoyment of it <a hateful bully who loved to pick on little kids> <Janet's hateful remarks drove Penny to tears>
Synonyms catty, cruel, despiteful, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, mean, nasty, spiteful, virulent
Related Words devious, scoundrelly, scurvy, snakelike; acrimonious, bitter, envious, jaundiced, jealous, rancorous, resentful; contemptuous, deprecating, disdainful, obnoxious, opprobrious, scornful, snide, unkind, unkindly, unloving; baleful, baneful, evil; harsh, hostile, inimical; acrid, caustic, scathing, venomous
Near Antonyms compassionate, good, good-hearted, kind, kindhearted, kindly, sympathetic, warm, warmhearted; affable, agreeable, amiable, cordial, friendly, genial, gracious, nice, pleasant; affectionate, amorous, sweet, tender, tenderhearted; altruistic, high-minded, humanitarian, magnanimous, noble, philanthropic
Antonyms benevolent, benign, benignant, loving, unmalicious