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1. antipathy

noun. ['ænˈtɪpəθi'] a feeling of intense dislike.

Synonyms

  • aversion
  • dislike

Antonyms

  • inclination
  • approval
  • love

Etymology

  • ἀντιπάθεια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. antipathy

noun. ['ænˈtɪpəθi'] the object of a feeling of intense aversion; something to be avoided.

Antonyms

  • Anglophilia

Etymology

  • ἀντιπάθεια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word antipathy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Japan’s repressive occupation of the current People’s Republic of China has served as a source of antipathy between the two nations ever since.

2. Adjective
In the late 1800s, white miners showed antipathy towards Chinese immigrants who migrated to Australia during the gold rush in search of fortune.

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