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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Antipathy \An*tip"a*thy\, n.; pl. Antipathies. [L. antipathia, Gr. ?; 'anti` against + ? to suffer. Cf. F. antipathie. See Pathos.] 1. Contrariety or opposition in feeling; settled aversion or dislike; repugnance; distaste. [1913 Webster] Inveterate antipathies against particular nations, and passionate attachments to others, are to be avoided. --Washington. [1913 Webster] 2. Natural contrariety; incompatibility; repugnancy of qualities; as, oil and water have antipathy. [1913 Webster] A habit is generated of thinking that a natural antipathy exists between hope and reason. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] Note: Antipathy is opposed to sympathy. It is followed by to, against, or between; also sometimes by for. [1913 Webster] Syn: Hatred; aversion; dislike; disgust; distaste; enmity; ill will; repugnance; contrariety; opposition. See Dislike. [1913 Webster]




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