An·tip·a·thy n.; pl. Antipathies
1. Contrariety or opposition in feeling; settled aversion or dislike; repugnance; distaste.
Inveterate antipathies against particular nations, and passionate attachments to others, are to be avoided. --Washington.
2. Natural contrariety; incompatibility; repugnancy of qualities; as, oil and water have antipathy.
A habit is generated of thinking that a natural antipathy exists between hope and reason. --I. Taylor.
Note: ☞ Antipathy is opposed to sympathy. It is followed by to, against, or between; also sometimes by for.
Syn: -- Hatred; aversion; dislike; disgust; distaste; enmity; ill will; repugnance; contrariety; opposition. See Dislike.