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  • antipathetically — adverb see antipathetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antipathetically — an·ti·pa·thet·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • antipathetically — adverb see antipathetic …   Useful english dictionary

  • antipathetic — antipathetically, adv. antipatheticalness, n. /an ti peuh thet ik, an tip euh /, adj. 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:… …   Universalium

  • antipathetic — adjective Date: 1640 1. having a natural aversion; also not sympathetic ; hostile < a government antipathetic to democracy > 2. arousing antipathy < an antipathetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antipathetic — (adj.) 1630s having an antipathy for, from an adjectival construction from Gk. antipathein (see ANTIPATHY (Cf. antipathy)). Related: antipathetical (c.1600); antipathetically …   Etymology dictionary

  • antipathetic — /ˌæntipəˈθɛtɪk/ (say .anteepuh thetik) adjective (sometimes followed by to) having a natural antipathy, contrariety, or constitutional aversion: he was antipathetic to any change. –antipathetically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • antipathetic — [an΄tə pə thet′ik, an tip΄əthet′ik] adj. [< ANTIPATHY, infl. by PATHETIC] 1. having antipathy 2. opposed or antagonistic in character, tendency, etc.: Also antipathetical antipathetically adv …   English World dictionary

  • antipathetic — adj. (usu. foll. by to) having a strong aversion or natural opposition. Derivatives: antipathetical adj. antipathetically adv. Etymology: as ANTIPATHY after PATHETIC …   Useful english dictionary

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