antipathetic

antipathetic

[an-ti-puh-thet-ik, an-tip-uh-]
adjective
1.
opposed, averse, or contrary; having or showing antipathy: They were antipathetic to many of the proposed changes
2.
causing or likely to cause antipathy: The new management was antipathetic to all of us.
Also, antipathetical.


Origin:
1630–40; < Greek antipathḗs opposed in feeling (anti- + -pathēs, adj. derivative of páthos pathos), with -etic by analogy with pathetic

antipathetically, adverb
antipatheticalness, noun
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antipathetic or antipathetical (ænˌtɪpəˈθɛtɪk, ˌæntɪpə-)
 
adj
(often foll by to) having or arousing a strong aversion
 
antipathetical or antipathetical
 
adj
 
antipa'thetically or antipathetical
 
adv

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