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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hate·ful /ˈhetfəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hate·ful 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; odious.
    Unhappy, wretched, hateful day!   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Odious; detestable; abominable; execrable; loathsome; abhorrent; repugnant; malevolent.
 -- Hate*ful*ly, adv. -- Hate*ful*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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: mean]