Definition of Antipathy in English :

Define Antipathy in English

Antipathy meaning in English

Meaning of Antipathy in English

Pronunciation of Antipathy in English

Antipathy pronunciation in English

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1. antipathy, aversion, distaste

a feeling of intense dislike

2. antipathy

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

Example Sentences:
'cats were his greatest antipathy'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of antipathy
noun plural -thies
a feeling of intense aversion, dislike, or hostility
the object of such a feeling

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see synonyms of antipathy
nounWord forms: plural anˈtipathies
strong or deep-rooted dislike; aversion
the object of such dislike
3.  Obsolete
an opposition in character, nature, tendency, etc.

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see synonyms of antipathy
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.

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