Definition of 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.
dislike (part of speech: noun)
contention (part of speech: noun)
enmity (part of speech: noun)
combativeness, unfriendliness, adverseness, bad blood, spitefulness, friction, incompatibility, contention, polarity, coolness, quarrelsomeness, coldness, hard feelings, conflict, alienation, inharmoniousness, hostility, malevolence, opposition, resentment, inimicality, contrariety, surliness, averseness, discordance, tension
hate (part of speech: noun)
contempt (part of speech: noun)
discordance (part of speech: noun)
conflict (part of speech: noun)
clamor, clash, hubbub, disagreement, difference, discordancy, brawl, dissension, dissidence, riot, warfare, dissonance, commotion, raucousness, feud, discord, squall, collision, harshness, imbroglio, row, squabble, strife, hassle, altercation, disharmony, cacophony
- There was an antipathy. - "April Hopes", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
- Many centuries passed before Jews in general were able to overcome antipathy to the stage and all connected with it. - "Jewish Literature and Other Essays", Gustav Karpeles.
- Moreover Mary, a spoiled little piece who was suffered to set her smug childish will against the combined wills of both her parents, aroused his keenest antipathy. - "Captivating Mary Carstairs", Henry Sydnor Harrison.