Hateful vs Dislike - What's the difference?

hateful | dislike |


As an adjective hateful

is evoking a feeling of hatred.

As a noun dislike is

an attitude or a feeling of distaste or aversion.

As a verb dislike is

(obsolete|transitive) to displease; to offend (in third-person only).

hateful

English

Alternative forms

* hatefull

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Evoking a feeling of hatred.
  • Dislikeable.
  • Full of hatred.
  • Derived terms

    * hatefully * hatefulness

    Antonyms

    * loveful

    dislike

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An attitude or a feeling of distaste or aversion.
  • Verb

    (dislik)
  • (obsolete) To displease; to offend. (In third-person only.)
  • *, II.12:
  • customes and conceipts differing from mine, doe not so much dislike .
  • To have a feeling of aversion or antipathy towards; not to like.
  • Usage notes

    * This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See

    Antonyms

    * like

    See also

    * abhor * despise * detest * hate * loathe