American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having or showing a strong aversion or repugnance: antipathetic to new ideas.
- adj. Opposed in nature or character; antagonistic: antipathetic factions within the party.
- adj. Causing a feeling of antipathy; repugnant: "The whole place and everything about it was antipathetic to her” ( Anthony Trollope).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a natural antipathy, contrariety, or constitutional aversion: with to.
- adj. Having or showing a strong aversion or repugnance
- adj. Opposed in nature or character; antagonistic
- adj. Causing a feeling of antipathy; repugnant
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a natural contrariety, or constitutional aversion, to a thing; characterized by antipathy; -- often followed by
- adj. characterized by antagonism or antipathy
- adj. (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
“Schoenfeld is "antipathetic" to the New York Times.”
“On the larger issue: Given that the Iranians and the Arabs (1) speak totally unrelated languages and (2) subscribe to antipathetic versions of Islam, is there any real likelihood that they will ever pursue a coordinated policy toward the West for any length of time?”
“The "detective" comment is particularly interesting here, because I think there's a * strong* vein of contemporary strange fiction in the "infusion fantasy" mode (see the "Seams" post) where the warping of the worldscape is, like much SF, a metaphoric modeling of society (and (post) modernity), where the worldscape is not sympathetic or antipathetic but ... argued and arguable and in argument.”
“They are merely antipathetic to the emotional state they place them in.”
“Not only does this keep Lebanon rightfully antipathetic towards Israel, it continues in the minds of many to legitimize the existence of a resistance movement, Hezbollah.”
“It turns out that, unbeknownst to Holly and, um, actually, his name is Eric Messer, but everyone calls him Messer - anyway, Peter and Alison wrote a will giving joint custody of Sophie to the antipathetic godparents.”
“But Schoenfeld clearly wants a well-known news organization like the New York Times and its journalists, to which he is obviously antipathetic, to be prosecuted to create what lawyers call a chilling effect on the rest of the American news media, persuading them to abdicate their right and responsibility to decide what they publish and broadcast.”
“On the other hand, those lines are foreign, unintelligible and antipathetic to the mentalities of the Arab communites that represent the large majority in the country.”
“Additionally, the huge group of recent immigrants to America were Scots-Irish, antipathetic to the crown for good reason.”
“For the first half of her campaign it allowed women to see Clinton as representative of the masculine norm from whom they could feel distant or antipathetic without guilt.”
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