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hate

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Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English hatian. Cognate with Dutch haten, German hassen, Swedish hata.

Verb

Infinitive
to hate

Third person singular
hat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to hate (third-person singular simple present hat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To dislike intensely; to feel strong hostility towards.
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Etymology 2

Old English hete < Germanic *xatis-. Cognate with German Haß, Swedish hat.

Noun

Singular
hate

Plural
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hate ({{{1}}})
  1. Hatred.
    He gave me a look filled with pure hate.
  2. An object of hatred.
    One of my pet hates is traffic wardens.
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See hatred.

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