antipathy

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a feeling of intense dislike

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the object of a feeling of intense aversion

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If your la'ship hath such a violent aversion, and hates the young gentleman so very bad, that you can't bear to think of going into bed to him; for to be sure there may be such antipathies in nature, and one had lieverer touch a toad than the flesh of some people.
She writes, "our critical tendency to misconstrue the discourse of sympathies and antipathies as merely metaphorical has obscured how a pervasive belief in hidden operations shaped early modern perceptions of nature, gender, passion, motivation, knowledge, and theatrical experiences" (1).
In a region where the rural hold on political outcomes was disproportionate to the population, the union had to overcome strongly held antipathies toward the CIO and its liberal tenets.
In the wake of this tragedy, it is wise to heed the counsel of George Washington, who, in his Farewell Address, advised his fellow citizens that "nothing is more essential than that permanent, inveterate antipathies against particular nations and passionate attachments for others should be excluded, and that in place of them just and amicable feelings toward all should be cultivated.
Kingsley Amis's hilarious novel Lucky Jim (1955) centred around the most popular anti-hero of the time, Jim Dixon, who had a profound hatred of the social and cultural conventions surrounding university life One of his strongest antipathies was for "filthy Mozart.
Historical ethnic antipathies aside, the nations and economies of the world have become more interrelated over the past few years.