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Definition of Antipathy

Antipathy

  1. Contrariety or opposition in feeling; settled aversion or dislike; repugnance; distaste.
  2. Natural contrariety; incompatibility; repugnancy of qualities; as, oil and water have antipathy.

Antipathy Quotations

A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.
Barack Obama

Antipathy, dissimilarity of views, hate, contempt, can accompany true love.
Marshall McLuhan

The thing about youthful offenders is that no one seems to care about them. Most people don't like adolescents - even the good ones can be snarky and unpleasant. Combine the antipathy we feel toward the average teenager with the fear inspired by youth violence, and you have a population that no one wants to deal with.
Ayelet Waldman
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Antipathy Translations

antipathy in French is antipathie
antipathy in German is Antipathie {f}
antipathy in Swedish is antiparti, motvilja
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