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English definition of “hateful”

hateful

adjective     /ˈheɪtfəl/
extremely unpleasant or unkind: She called me the most hateful names.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for badUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
(Definition of hateful adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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