2. [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.]
And worse than death, to view with hateful eyes
His rival's conquest. --Dryden.
2. Exciting or deserving great dislike, aversion, or disgust;
Unhappy, wretched, hateful day! --Shak.
Syn: Odious; detestable; abominable; execrable; loathsome;
abhorrent; repugnant; malevolent. -- Hate"ful*ly, adv.
-- Hate"ful*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: evoking or deserving hatred; "no vice is universally as
hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly [ant: lovable,
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