antipathetic antipathetic


  1. (adj) (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
  2. (adj) characterized by antagonism or antipathy


  1. The Chinese political leaders are not entirely antipathetic to these plans, but insist that if they are only left to themselves they can deal with the present political situation.
  2. It seemed to show that parental behavior and sex activity are antipathetic, by glandular decree.
  3. White's bleak and austere vision is deeply antipathetic to the semiofficial Australian credo with its jovial good cobbery, manly democratic virtues and no-nonsense sex.


  • Downer told The Weekend Australian: "Dick Woolcott can do what he likes with his correspondence; his antipathetic views of the Government are well known."
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: Alexander Downer Source: The Australian

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