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antipathy

noun [C or U]     /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 antipathy to/towards the press .Feelings of dislike and hatred antipathetic     /ˌæn.ti.pəˈθet.ɪk/ US  /-t̬i.pəˈθet̬-/ adjective formal antipathetic attitudes towards smokers Not liking
(Definition of antipathy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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