antipathy (Meaning)

Wordnet

antipathy (n)

a feeling of intense dislike

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

Webster

antipathy (n.)

Contrariety or opposition in feeling; settled aversion or dislike; repugnance; distaste.

Natural contrariety; incompatibility; repugnancy of qualities; as, oil and water have antipathy.

antipathy Sentence Examples

  1. There was a strong antipathy between the two rival factions, resulting in frequent conflicts.
  2. Her antipathy towards public speaking made it challenging for her to address large audiences.
  3. Despite their shared interests, a deep-seated antipathy existed between the two colleagues.
  4. The political opponents exhibited mutual antipathy during the heated debate.
  5. The longstanding antipathy between the neighboring families escalated into a legal dispute.
  6. His open criticism of the policy revealed his antipathy towards the proposed changes.
  7. The antipathy between the student groups was palpable during the campus protest.
  8. Cultural differences often fuel antipathy between communities, hindering social harmony.
  9. The manager's decision to enforce unpopular rules intensified the employees' antipathy towards him.
  10. The historical antipathy between the nations made diplomatic negotiations challenging.

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There was a strong antipathy between the two rival factions, resulting in frequent conflicts.

Her antipathy towards public speaking made it challenging for her to address large audiences.

Despite their shared interests, a deep-seated antipathy existed between the two colleagues.

The political opponents exhibited mutual antipathy during the heated debate.