Hatred is a word to describe immense feelings of dislike toward a person or a thing, as well as prejudice or bigotry against a class of people, racism being a prominent example of this. The term hate crime is used to designate crimes committed out of hatred in this sense; An intense feeling towards someone or something, wanting to kill, or harm a person, in feelings of dislike.

In English, the subject of hatred of a thing is generally given the prefix mis- or anti-, e.g.: misanthropy, misogyny, misandry, antisemitism, etc.

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