What does antipathetic mean?

antipathetic meaning in General Dictionary

Having an all-natural contrariety or constitutional aversion to a thing described as antipathy usually followed by to

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  • (usually followed closely by `to') highly opposed
  • characterized by antagonism or antipathy
  • Alt. of Antipathetical

antipathetic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1630s "having an antipathy for," from an adjectival building from Greek antipathein (see antipathy). Related: antipathetical (c.1600); antipathetically.

antipathetic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Alt. of Antipathetical

Sentence Examples with the word antipathetic

It had always seemed to Prince Andrew before that he was antipathetic to the Emperor and that the latter disliked his face and personality generally, and in the cold, repellent glance the Emperor gave him, he now found further confirmation of this surmise.

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