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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·tip·a·thy /ænˈtɪpəθi/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 an·tip·a·thy /ænˈtɪpəθɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a feeling of intense dislike [syn: aversion, distaste]
      2: the object of a feeling of intense aversion; something to be
         avoided; "cats were his greatest antipathy"