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Synonyms for antipathy
ænˈtɪp ə θi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antipathy, aversion, distaste(noun)

    a feeling of intense dislike

    Synonyms:
    aversion, averting, distaste

  2. antipathy(noun)

    the object of a feeling of intense aversion; something to be avoided

    "cats were his greatest antipathy"

    Synonyms:
    aversion, distaste

Wiktionary

  1. antipathy(noun)

    Synonyms:
    disgust, hatred, aversion, repugnance, dislike, contrariety, ill will, enmity, distaste, opposition

    Antonyms:
    sympathy

  2. antipathy(noun)

    Contrariety or opposition in feeling; settled aversion or dislike; repugnance; distaste.

    Synonyms:
    opposition, aversion, enmity, dislike, ill will, disgust, hatred, contrariety, distaste, repugnance

    Antonyms:
    sympathy

  3. antipathy(noun)

    Natural contrariety; incompatibility; repugnancy of qualities; as, oil and water have antipathy.

    Synonyms:
    distaste, disgust, opposition, enmity, aversion, hatred, repugnance, dislike, contrariety, ill will

    Antonyms:
    sympathy

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. antipathy

    Antipathy, repugnance, and uncongeniality are instinctive; other forms of dislike may be acquired or cherished for cause. Uncongeniality is negative, a want of touch or sympathy. An antipathy to a person or thing is an instinctive recoil from connection or association with that person or thing, and may be physical or mental, or both. Antagonism may result from the necessity of circumstances; opposition may spring from conflicting views or interests; abhorrence and detestation may be the result of religious and moral training; distaste and disgust may be acquired; aversion is a deep and permanent dislike. A natural antipathy may give rise to opposition which may result in hatred and hostility. Compare ACRIMONY; ANGER; ENMITY; HATRED.

    Synonyms:
    abhorrence, antagonism, aversion, detestation, disgust, dislike, distaste, hatred, hostility, opposition, repugnance, repulsion, uncongeniality

    Antonyms:
    affinity, agreement, attraction, congeniality, fellow-feeling, harmony, kindliness, regard, sympathy

    Preposition:
    Antipathy to (less frequently for or against) a person or thing; antipathy between or betwixt two persons or things.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. antipathy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    repugnance (natural or constitutional), disgust, abhorrence, detestation, hatred, hate, loathing, aversion, horror

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. antipathy(n)

    Synonyms:
    aversion, enmity, dislike, hatred, contrariety, repugnancy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "antipathy":

    dislike, unpleasantness, aversion, resentment

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How to use antipathy in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The differences have poison within it, which bites, and signs its sign. Conversely, antipathy echoes and claps, as thunders that rain or no rain; however, in both ways that blow over.

  2. Barack Obama:

    It's not surprising then that they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy towards people who aren't like them.

  3. Ben May:

    The antipathy towards more austerity with the general public and (Greek governing party) Syriza is a major sticking point and means a quick resolution is unlikely if it means Greece has to capitulate.

  4. Isaac Asimov:

    Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all.

  5. Martin Prieb:

    The suggestion, implication, or even correlation that the FOP would in any way associate itself with a racist hate group is a sign of just how biased, malevolent, and extreme the media is in their antipathy toward the police, the FOP is the sworn enemy of black people, the sworn enemy of black people, RushsaidSaturday. The FOP has always taken the position that black people can be shot down in the street by members of the Chicago Police Department, and suffer no consequences.

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