antipathy antipathy  /æn ˈtɪ pə θi/


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


Derived Word(s)


  1. I feel antipathy for anyone who votes against the women reservation bill.
  2. It has been decades since the war, but there is still antipathy between these two nations.


  • Obamacare, Public Opinion, and Conservative Self-Delusion

    One of the more important conservative beliefs about Obamacare, running right alongside the certainty that the law is a disaster that will fail in every respect, is the belief that Americans share their antipathy to the law.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Magazine


  1. Obama's remarks could hurt him with these voters, Saunders says, not caring for Obama saying these voters "cling to guns or religion, or antipathy to people who aren't like them."
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. McCain answered: "They're the government; sooner or later we are going to have to deal with them, one way or another, and I understand why this administration and previous administrations had such antipathy towards Hamas because of their dedication...
    on May 16, 2008 By: John McCain Source: New York Times

Word of the Day
pivotal pivotal
/ˈpɪ və təl /