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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hate  \Hate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hated};  p.  pr  &  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hating}.]  [OE.  haten,  hatien  AS  hatian;  akin  to  OS  hatan, 
  hat?n  to  be  hostile  to  D.  haten  to  hate,  OHG.  hazz?n, 
  hazz?n,  G.  hassen,  Icel.  &  Sw  hata,  Dan.  hade,  Goth.  hatan, 
  hatian.  ???.  Cf  {Hate},  n.,  {Heinous}.] 
  1.  To  have  a  great  aversion  to  with  a  strong  desire  that 
  evil  should  befall  the  person  toward  whom  the  feeling  is 
  directed;  to  dislike  intensely;  to  detest;  as  to  hate 
  one's  enemies;  to  hate  hypocrisy. 
 
  Whosoever  hateth  his  brother  is  a  murderer.  --1  John 
  iii.  15. 
 
  2.  To  be  very  unwilling;  followed  by  an  infinitive,  or  a 
  substantive  clause  with  that  as  to  hate  to  get  into 
  debt;  to  hate  that  anything  should  be  wasted. 
 
  I  hate  that  he  should  linger  here  --Tennyson. 
 
  3.  (Script.)  To  love  less  relatively.  --Luke  xiv.  26. 
 
  Syn:  To  {Hate},  {Abhor},  {Detest},  {Abominate},  {Loathe}. 
 
  Usage:  Hate  is  the  generic  word  and  implies  that  one  is 
  inflamed  with  extreme  dislike.  We  abhor  what  is  deeply 
  repugnant  to  our  sensibilities  or  feelings.  We  detest 
  what  contradicts  so  utterly  our  principles  and  moral 
  sentiments  that  we  feel  bound  to  lift  up  our  voice 
  against  it  What  we  abominate  does  equal  violence  to 
  our  moral  and  religious  sentiments.  What  we  loathe  is 
  offensive  to  our  own  nature,  and  excites  unmingled 
  disgust.  Our  Savior  is  said  to  have  hated  the  deeds  of 
  the  Nicolaitanes;  his  language  shows  that  he  loathed 
  the  lukewarmness  of  the  Laodiceans;  he  detested  the 
  hypocrisy  of  the  scribes  and  Pharisees;  he  abhorred 
  the  suggestions  of  the  tempter  in  the  wilderness. 




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