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ANTIPATHY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does antipathy mean? 

ANTIPATHY (noun)
  The noun ANTIPATHY has 2 senses:

1. a feeling of intense dislike
2. the object of a feeling of intense aversion; something to be avoided

  Familiarity information: ANTIPATHY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANTIPATHY (noun)


Sense 1antipathy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A feeling of intense dislike

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

antipathy; aversion; distaste

Hypernyms ("antipathy" is a kind of...):

dislike (a feeling of aversion or antipathy)


Sense 2antipathy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The object of a feeling of intense aversion; something to be avoided

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Context example:

cats were his greatest antipathy

Hypernyms ("antipathy" is a kind of...):

object (the focus of cognitions or feelings)


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