Synonyms for hateful

Synonyms for (adjective) hateful

Synonyms: hateful

Definition: evoking or deserving hatred

Usage: no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude- Joseph Priestly

Similar words: detestable, odious, execrable, abominable

Definition: unequivocally detestable

Usage: abominable treatment of prisoners; detestable vices; execrable crimes; consequences odious to those you govern- Edmund Burke


Similar words: unlovable

Definition: incapable of inspiring love or affection

Usage: she was in some mysterious way...unlovable-Joseph Conrad


Synonyms: hateful, mean

Definition: characterized by malice

Usage: a hateful thing to do; in a mean mood

Similar words: nasty, awful

Definition: offensive or even (of persons) malicious

Usage: in a nasty mood; a nasty accident; a nasty shock; a nasty smell; a nasty trick to pull; Will he say nasty things at my funeral?- Ezra Pound