antipathy


an·tip·a·thy

noun \an-ˈti-pə-thē\

: a strong feeling of dislike

plural an·tip·a·thies

Full Definition of ANTIPATHY

1
obsolete :  opposition in feeling
2
:  settled aversion or dislike
3
:  an object of aversion

Examples of ANTIPATHY

  1. There has always been strong antipathy between the two groups.
  2. The author's antipathies and prejudices are obvious.

Origin of ANTIPATHY

Latin antipathia, from Greek antipatheia, from antipathēs of opposite feelings, from anti- + pathos experience — more at pathos
First Known Use: 1592

an·tip·a·thy

noun \an-ˈtip-ə-thē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural an·tip·a·thies

Medical Definition of ANTIPATHY

1
: settled aversion or dislike
2
: an object of aversion
an·ti·path·ic \ˌant-i-ˈpath-ik\ adjective

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