Definition of antipathy in English:

antipathy

Line breaks: an|tip¦athy
Pronunciation: /anˈtɪpəθi
 
/

noun (plural antipathies)

[mass noun]

Derivatives

antipathic

adjective
More example sentences
  • The character of Michael Moran is at the same time antipathic and yet awakening pity.
  • I will oppose all people whose ideals are violently antipathic to mine.
  • He is understandably gynephobic, with an aversion for young women powered by an antipathic neurological response.

Origin

late 16th century (in the sense 'opposition of feeling, nature, or disposition'): from French antipathie, or via Latin from Greek antipatheia, from antipathēs 'opposed in feeling', from anti 'against' + pathos 'feeling'.

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