Eliciting or deserving hate
Characterized by intense ill will or spite
He is such a hateful man.
To be quit of his hateful presence he gave him a mili tary command.
The excise, which was a favourite resource of Whig financiers, he had designated as a hateful tax.
21 f.) and to do to no man what is hateful to one's self (Tob.
He squandered the resources left to him by his father, and made himself hateful to all classes of his subjects by his exactions and tyranny.