hateful etymology

English word hateful comes from English hate, English -ful

Detailed word origin of hateful

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hate English (eng) (informal, originally, AAVE) Only used in. (intransitive) To experience hatred.. (nonstandard, Southern US). (transitive) To dislike intensely or greatly. (Internet slang) Negative feedback, abusive behaviour.. An object of hatred.. Hatred.
-ful English (eng) Used to form adjectives from nouns. Full of, tending to, or thoroughly possessing the quality expressed by the noun.. Used to form nouns from nouns meaning “as much as can be held by what is denoted by the noun”. Used to form nouns indicating a great deal of the quantity expressed by the noun.
hateful English (eng) Dislikeable.. Evoking a feeling of hatred.. Full of hatred.

Words with the same origin as hateful

Descendants of -ful
colorful delightful disgraceful doubtful graceful grateful helpful hopeful hurtful joyful meaningful merciful painful peaceful resourceful respectful rightful stressful successful suspenseful thankful truthful useful youthful