Hate, it’s a word commonly and casually used and not always taken for what it is. Often used to describe a dislike, such as, “I hate rocks, they’re soooo annoying.” or “I hate gym class, exercise is not, my thing.” This is not hate; it is just an extreme overstatement. Not many people will ever experience true hatred. Hate is seen as a strong negative emotion or extreme loathing, its dictionary definition is to express or feel extreme enmity.
Two denotative definitions of hate are, “to feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility towards.” and “to dislike intensely or passionately.” These two definitions are similar because they both basically say to dislike something. Also the two definitions use the words extreme, intense, and passionately, which all can be synonyms of each other. They are not very different at all. The first definition could be taken to mean that hate is a much stronger emotion than if you were to just see definition two, but there is really no difference between the two. Both definitions match my definition of the term hate, which is, a strong negative emotion towards an object, person or subject.
The connotative definition of hate is very similar if not the same as denotative. A couple of definitions in the urban dictionary are, “A special kind of love given to the people that suck,” “when you dislike someone so much that if you and the other person were in an empty room with a knife in the middle, one or both would be dead,” and my favorite, “the path to the dark side of the force.” Hate was seen by my friends and family as a strong, powerful word that is a learned emotion, and an intense, utmost hostility towards someone or something. Hate seems to be a universal word for a strong dislike of something or someone.
In Romeo and Juliet hate is seen as a strong negative emotion that is a part of everyday life, present in family rivalry between the Montague’s and the Capulet’s. Even the servants hate each other and they are not blood