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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

    aversion, averting, distaste

  2. antipathy(noun)

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

    "cats were his greatest antipathy"

    aversion, distaste


  1. antipathy(noun)

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


  2. antipathy(noun)

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

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


  3. antipathy(noun)

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

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


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.

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

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. antipathy

    repugnance, dislike, hatred, detestation, contrariety, aversion, distaste, uncongeniality, antagonism, hostility, opposition, abhorrence

    sympathy, kindliness, congeniality, fellow-feeling, affinity, harmony

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. antipathy(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. antipathy(n)

    aversion, enmity, dislike, hatred, contrariety, repugnancy

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    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. Albert Pike:

    The double law of attraction and radiation or of sympathy and antipathy, of fixedness and movement, which is the principle of Creation, and the perpetual cause of life.

  3. Valerie Huber:

    We have long advocated that any group that normalizes or encourages teen sexual activity should not have access to students, that applies to( Planned Parenthood) and other groups, so this new revelation does not change our stance. ( But) it strengthened our antipathy to their fitness as role models for our youth. Regardless of one’s stance on abortion, this footage creates a visceral reaction to our sensibilities and humanity.

  4. Norman Ornstein:

    The antipathy toward Obama is so great, if Obama's X, you want to be the opposite of X. So if the narrative in almost every case is Obama is getting taken to the cleaners by( Russian President Vladimir) Putin, Obama is unable to deal with ISIS, unable to deal with China and you're out there saying I'm not going to do that -- that will probably help.

  5. 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.

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