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an·tip·a·thy

 (ăn-tĭp′ə-thē)
n. pl. an·tip·a·thies
1. Extreme dislike; aversion or repugnance. See Synonyms at enmity.
2. A feeling of aversion: longstanding antipathies between two nations.
3. Inherent incompatibility or inability to mix: the antipathy between faith and reason; the antipathy of hydrocarbons and water.

[Latin antipathīa, from Greek antipatheia, from antipathēs, of opposite feelings : anti-, anti- + pathos, feeling; see pathos.]

antipathy

(ænˈtɪpəθɪ)
n, pl -thies
1. a feeling of intense aversion, dislike, or hostility
2. the object of such a feeling
[C17: from Latin antipathia, from Greek antipatheia, from anti- + patheia feeling]

an•tip•a•thy

(ænˈtɪp ə θi)

n., pl. -thies.
1. a natural or habitual repugnance; aversion.
2. an instinctive contrariety or opposition in feeling.
3. an object of natural aversion or habitual dislike.
[1595–1605; < Latin antipathīa < Greek antipátheia. See anti-, -pathy]
an•tip′a•thist, n.

antipathy

an attitude of antagonism or aversion.
See also: Conflict
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antipathy - a feeling of intense dislikeantipathy - a feeling of intense dislike  
dislike - a feeling of aversion or antipathy; "my dislike of him was instinctive"
2.antipathy - the object of a feeling of intense aversionantipathy - the object of a feeling of intense aversion; something to be avoided; "cats were his greatest antipathy"
object - the focus of cognitions or feelings; "objects of thought"; "the object of my affection"

antipathy

antipathy

noun
1. Deep-seated hatred, as between longtime opponents or rivals:
Translations
antipatija
antipátiaellenszenv

antipathy

[ænˈtɪpəθɪ] N (between people) → antipatía f (between, towards, to entre hacia) (to thing) → aversión f (towards, to hacia, por)

antipathy

[ænˈtɪpəθi] nantipathie f

antipathy

nAntipathie f(towards gegen), Abneigung f(towards gegen)

antipathy

[ænˈtɪpəθɪ] nantipatia

an·ti·pa·thy

n. antipatía, adversión.
References in classic literature ?
Heyward and his female companions witnessed this mysterious movement with secret uneasiness; for, though the conduct of the white man had hitherto been above reproach, his rude equipments, blunt address, and strong antipathies, together with the character of his silent associates, were all causes for exciting distrust in minds that had been so recently alarmed by Indian treachery.
How it would be a weakness in the government to break down in this attempt to practise for popularity on the lowest national antipathies and fears, and therefore Mr.
The Antipathies, I think--' (she was rather glad there WAS no one listening, this time, as it didn't sound at all the right word) `--but I shall have to ask them what the name of the country is, you know.
In that memorable struggle for superiority between the rival houses of AUSTRIA and BOURBON, which so long kept Europe in a flame, it is well known that the antipathies of the English against the French, seconding the ambition, or rather the avarice, of a favorite leader,[10] protracted the war beyond the limits marked out by sound policy, and for a considerable time in opposition to the views of the court.