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Daemon
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antipathy

(noun) A strong feeling of aversion or repugnance.

Synonyms: aversion, distaste

Usage: He divined the fanatical love of freedom in her, the deep-seated antipathy for restraint of any sort.
walirlan
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1 obsolete : opposition in feeling : natural incompatibility

2: settled aversion or dislike : repugnance, distaste

<some deep and secret antipathy — Mary R. Rinehart>
<antipathies against particular nations — George Washington>
<Tolstoy's mounting antipathy to the university — E. J. Simmons>
<antipathy toward other persons or groups — E. A. Hoebel>

3: an object of aversion

<evil is the greatest antipathy of human nature — John Norris>

Origin of ANTIPATHY

Latin antipathia, from Greek antipatheia, from antipathēs of opposite feelings (from anti- 1anti- + -pathēs -path) + -ia -y

First Known Use: 1592 (sense 1)

Synonyms:

animosity, animus, antagonism, enmity, bad blood, bitterness, gall, grudge, hostility, jaundice, rancor

Antonyms:

amity

Related Words:

blood feud, feud, score, vendetta; hate, hatred, loathing; vindictiveness, virulence, vitriol; alienation, disaffection, estrangement; conflict, coolness, discord, friction, strain, tension; inhospitableness, unfriendliness; malice, malignancy, malignity, spite, spitefulness, venom

Near Antonyms:

amiability, amicability, civility, cordiality, friendliness, hospitality, neighborliness; comity, empathy, friendship, goodwill, sympathy, understanding
TheParser
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So long as there are human beings, we will have antipathy toward certain individuals.

On the Web, as in real life, there are some obnoxious individuals whom we just do not like.
Alisson Souza
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an ann annn annnn ti tii tiii pha phaa phaaa phaaaa ty tyy tyyy tyyyy. I also must have antiphaty.
7Thunders
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The thing about youthful offenders is that no one seems to care about them. Most people don't like adolescents - even the good ones can be snarky and unpleasant. Combine the antipathy we feel toward the average teenager with the fear inspired by youth violence, and you have a population that no one wants to deal with.
Fredric-frank Myers
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The antipathy that I harbor for the extremely 'Radical-Religious-Republican-Right', here in America, can only be measure in degrees of apathy and disgust. Their racist, total disregard for the poor, and their anti educational agenda has reached a low even below that of the Nazi party towards Jews, during the second world war.
monamagda
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“A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.”

Friedrich Nietzsche
JUSTIN Excellence
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My new friend of poetry, Lady Hawaii who begged the Spring Wind 'not to come where the orchards were in bloom' would have been shocked by our antipathy for restraint of any sort. My father-in-law!









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Fredric-frank Myers
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My antipathy towards the present day Republican party in the U.S. of A. could only be considered one degree above that of Nazi Germany's concentration camps.
nkelsey
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CAN REMEMBER IT AS OPPOSITE OF sympathy. RHYMING n OPPOSITE WORDS - antipathy n sympathy.
Prof. Crayon
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A feeling of antipathy.
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