Definition of antipathetic in English:


Line breaks: anti|path¦et¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌantɪpəˈθɛtɪk


  • Showing or feeling a strong aversion: it is human nature to be antipathetic to change
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    • But still we hear deeply entrenched economic attitudes which promote business strategies antipathetic to sustainable development.
    • Most of your friends are indifferent or antipathetic to it, so you don't bring it up much when talking about movies.
    • The modern Republican Party isn't just antipathetic to democracy - it seems to be doing everything within its power to convert it into a sham of itself, all the benefits of democracy without any of the actual practice or participation.
    hostile, opposed, antagonistic, averse, ill-disposed, unsympathetic; against, (dead) set against
    informal anti, agin, down on


mid 19th century: from antipathy, on the pattern of pathetic.

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