antipathetical love

Definitions

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  • adj. Antipathetic, with antipathy, without caring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Opposed in nature or disposition: with to.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characterized by antagonism or antipathy
  • adj. (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed

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Examples

  • But of all Orientals, the most antipathetical companion to an

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • The hornets and wasps were antipathetical, and it was possible to use one or the other, but not both simultaneously.

    Conan the Indomitable

  • It was the first rule of the experienced hostess to get her antipathetical guests on soft cushions, naturally: stand-up rows were less easy to pursue when sitting down.

    The Alamut Ambush

  • Just as you can tell at sight whether certain persons attract or repel you, through some unknown, nameless influence that you are unable to fathom; so, in like degree, can you decide -- that is, if you possess a naturally sensitive mind -- whether they are drawn towards yourself or remain antipathetical.

    She and I, Volume 1

  • In the first place, because Mawley was so antipathetical to me, that I dearly loved to combat his assertions; and, secondly, on account of his disparaging my beau ideal of all that is grand and good in a writer and in man.

    She and I, Volume 1

  • Love is sometimes the growth of degrees: it may also bound into existence in a moment; for there is a certain sympathetic attraction between some persons, as there is between others an antipathetical, repulsive force.

    She and I, Volume 1

  • To this impressionable man, Parisian badinage -- not to call it anything stronger -- was positively antipathetical.

    Chopin : the Man and His Music

  • He was an antipathetical being, with a peculiar power and gift of treading on everybody's tenderest place.

    The Uncommercial Traveller

  • Europe, sympathize also as closely with the Austrian system as the character of the emperor Joseph was antipathetical to it.

    Germany from the Earliest Period Volume 4

  • But with dissimilitudes no conjunction can be effected, because they are antipathetical.

    The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love

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