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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

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

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

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

Watching President Obama apologize last week for America's arrogance - before a French audience that owes its freedom to the sacrifices of Americans - helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy toward American values and traditions.
Rick Santorum
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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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