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antipathy

noun [C or U] uk   /ænˈtɪp.ə.θi/ us  
a feeling of strong dislike, opposition, or anger: Despite the deep antipathies between them, the two sides have managed to negotiate an agreement. Declarations of racial antipathy against ethnic minorities will not be tolerated. He is a private man with a deep antipathy to/towards the press.
antipathetic
adjective uk   /ˌæn.ti.pəˈθet.ɪk/ us    /-t̬i.pəˈθet̬-/ formal
antipathetic attitudes towards smokers
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