What is another word for antipathy?

1307 synonyms found


[ antˈɪpəθˌi], [ antˈɪpəθˌi], [ a_n_t_ˈɪ_p_ə_θ_ˌi]

Antipathy is defined as a strong feeling of dislike or hostility towards someone or something. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of antipathy, such as animosity, enmity, aversion, hatred, repugnance, loathing, disgust, hostility, detestation, disdain, abhorrence, and contempt. These words describe negative emotions towards someone or something, with varying degrees of intensity. While these words may seem similar, they each have a slightly different connotation and can be used in different contexts. Whether it's a personal hatred or a more general aversion, there are many ways to express antipathy towards something or someone.

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What are the hyponyms for Antipathy?

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What are the opposite words for antipathy?

Antipathy is a strong feeling of dislike or aversion towards someone or something. Its antonyms refer to the opposite of this feeling, which include affinity, fondness, kindness, and love. Affinity means a natural liking or attraction towards someone or something. Fondness refers to having a liking or affection for someone or something. Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate towards others. Love is a strong feeling of affection towards someone, often romantic, but can also be used to describe a strong attachment towards anything. These antonyms reflect positive emotions towards people or things that we appreciate and cherish.

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Usage examples for Antipathy

antipathy would assert itself.
"The Crisis, Volume 6"
Winston Churchill
He also repeats the fat jokes of old Major Pendergast, the wit of the club, and which, though the general can hardly repeat them for laughing, always make Mr. Bracebridge look grave, he having a great antipathy to an indecent jest.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
Millions of people who had hitherto felt no touch of racial sympathy, and had been conscious only of a vague historic antipathy, learned with surprise that England was in no sense their natural enemy, but rather, among all the nations of Europe, their natural friend.
"America To-day, Observations and Reflections"
William Archer

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