antipathetic

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adjective an·ti·pa·thet·ic \ˌan-ti-pə-ˈthe-tik, (ˌ)an-ˌti-pə-\

Definition of antipathetic

  1. 1 :  having a natural aversion; also :  not sympathetic :  hostile a government antipathetic to democracy

  2. 2 :  arousing antipathy

antipathetically

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Examples of antipathetic in a sentence

  1. a series of adventure books that turned boys who had been antipathetic to reading into avid readers

  2. the mayor has always had an openly antipathetic relationship with the local press

1640

First Known Use of antipathetic

1640


Medical Dictionary

antipathetic

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adjective an·ti·pa·thet·ic \ˌant-i-pə-ˈthet-ik\

Medical Definition of antipathetic

  1. 1:  having a natural opposition to something an immune response which can be both antipathetic to the tumour…and protective—Nature

  2. 2:  inducing or characterized by antipathy



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