Both of these probably mean the same thing but I don't know which one 'sounds' better.

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  • Could be "Extremely, however, hated I it." Depends on what you're trying to imply and what the context is. – Hot Licks Jan 13 at 0:42
  • Personally, I would say that the first is more natural. But there's nothing wrong with either version. – Jason Bassford Jan 13 at 1:32
  • @JasonBassford Except for the part about hating something ‘extremely’, which is highly unidiomatic. Extremely does not usually modify active verbs. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Jan 13 at 2:07
  • @JanusBahsJacquet I'd say I really hated it would be the most common expression. Possibly followed by I hated it a lot. But the question is more about the placement of the adverb than it is about the word choice. (Interestingly, a lot can seemingly only come after.) – Jason Bassford Jan 13 at 2:18

Neither sounds natural to me. Extremely is used before adjectives, not verbs.

To express the same sentiment, you could say any of these:

  • However, I hated it very much. (and, less commonly, "However, I very much hated it.")
  • However, I despised it.
  • However, I detested it.
  • However, I loathed it.

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