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Wordnet 3.0


1. evoking or deserving hatred;
- Example: "no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly

2. characterized by malice;
- Example: "a hateful thing to do"
- Example: "in a mean mood"
[syn: hateful, mean]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hateful \Hate"ful\ (-f[.u]l), a. 1. Manifesting hate or hatred; malignant; malevolent. [Archaic or R.] [1913 Webster] And worse than death, to view with hateful eyes His rival's conquest. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Exciting or deserving great dislike, aversion, or disgust; odious. [1913 Webster] Unhappy, wretched, hateful day! --Shak. Syn: Odious; detestable; abominable; execrable; loathsome; abhorrent; repugnant; malevolent. -- Hate"ful*ly, adv. -- Hate"ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hateful adj 1: evoking or deserving hatred; "no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly [ant: lovable, loveable] 2: characterized by malice; "a hateful thing to do"; "in a mean mood" [syn: hateful, mean]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

125 Moby Thesaurus words for "hateful": abhorrent, abominable, acrid, antagonistic, antipathetic, arrant, atrocious, awful, baleful, base, beastly, belligerent, below contempt, beneath contempt, bitchy, bitter, blameworthy, brutal, caustic, clashing, colliding, conflicting, contemptible, contemptuous, crude, cussed, deplorable, despicable, despiteful, detestable, dire, disgusting, dreadful, egregious, enormous, evil, execrable, fetid, filthy, flagrant, forbidding, foul, full of hate, fulsome, grievous, gross, harmful, heinous, horrible, horrid, hostile, ignoble, infamous, iniquitous, invidious, lamentable, loathsome, lousy, malefic, maleficent, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, malodorous, mean, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic, monstrous, nasty, nauseating, nefarious, noisome, notorious, noxious, objectionable, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, ornery, outrageous, pitiable, pitiful, quarrelsome, rancorous, rank, rebarbative, regrettable, repellent, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, rotten, sad, scandalous, schlock, scurvy, set against, shabby, shameful, shocking, shoddy, sickening, sordid, sore, spiteful, squalid, stinking, terrible, too bad, unclean, unlikable, venomous, vile, villainous, virulent, vitriolic, wicked, woeful, worst, worthless, wretched