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Entry Word: hate
Function: noun
Text: 1 a very strong dislike <hate can sometimes be replaced with tolerance when people meet face to face>
Synonyms abhorrence, abomination, execration, hatred, loathing
Related Words cattiness, despite, despitefulness, hatefulness, invidiousness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, spite, spitefulness; aversion, disgust, distaste, horror, odium, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, contempt, disdain, enmity, grudge, hostility, jealousy, pique, resentment, scorn; bile, jaundice, rancor, spleen, venom, virulence, vitriol
Near Antonyms appetite, inclination, liking; adoration, veneration, worship; acceptance, tolerance; passion, relish, taste
Antonyms affection, devotion, fondness, love
2 something or someone that is hated <the Alaska pipeline is a pet hate of environmentalists>
Synonyms abhorrence, abomination, anathema, antipathy, aversion, bête noire
Related Words dread, hang-up, horror, phobia; bogey (also bogy or bogie), bugaboo, bugbear; adversary, enemy; annoyance, grievance, hassle, nuisance, peeve
Near Antonyms beloved, darling, dear, honey; delight, enjoyment, felicity, joy, pleasure; favorite, like, preference; treasure
Antonyms love