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antipathy

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ænˈtɪp.ə.θi/
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 antipathyto/towards the press.
antipathetic
adjective uk   /ˌæn.ti.pəˈθet.ɪk/  us   /-t̬i.pəˈθet̬-/ formal
antipathetic attitudes towards smokers
Translations of “antipathy”
in Vietnamese ác cảm…
in Spanish Antipatía…
in Thai ความเกลียดชังอย่างมาก…
in Malaysian antipati…
in Chinese (Traditional) 憎惡,厭惡, 反感…
in Indonesian antipati, kebencian…
in Russian антипатия…
in Turkish sevmeme, hoşlanmama, hoşnut olmama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 憎恶,厌恶, 反感…
in Polish antypatia…
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