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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 ?
Hence, in every exercise of the power of appointing to offices, by an assembly of men, we must expect to see a full display of all the private and party likings and dislikes, partialities and antipathies, attachments and animosities, which are felt by those who compose the assembly.
Why, monsieur, have your antipathies survived mine?
If your la'ship hath such a violent aversion, and hates the young gentleman so very bad, that you can't bear to think of going into bed to him; for to be sure there may be such antipathies in nature, and one had lieverer touch a toad than the flesh of some people.