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"antipathy" in British English

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antipathynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ænˈtɪp.ə.θi/
a ​feeling of ​strongdislike, ​opposition, or ​anger: Despite the ​deep antipathies between them, the two ​sides have ​managed to ​negotiate an ​agreement. Declarations of ​racial antipathy againstethnicminorities will not be ​tolerated. He is a ​private man with a ​deep antipathyto/towards the ​press.
antipathetic
adjective uk   /ˌæn.ti.pəˈθet.ɪk/  us   /-t̬i.pəˈθet̬-/ formal
antipathetic ​attitudes towards ​smokers
(Definition of antipathy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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antipathynoun [U]

 us   /ænˈtɪp·ə·θi/
strongdislike or ​opposition: His ​letters show a ​deep and ​intense antipathy toward ​workers.
(Definition of antipathy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “antipathy”
in Spanish Antipatía…
in Vietnamese ác cảm…
in Malaysian antipati…
in Thai ความเกลียดชังอย่างมาก…
in Chinese (Simplified) 憎恶,厌恶, 反感…
in Turkish sevmeme, hoşlanmama, hoşnut olmama…
in Russian антипатия…
in Indonesian antipati, kebencian…
in Chinese (Traditional) 憎惡,厭惡, 反感…
in Polish antypatia…
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