- having antipathy
- opposed or antagonistic in character, tendency, etc.
Origin of antipathetic; from antipathy, influenced, influence by pathetic
- a. Having or showing a strong aversion or repugnance: antipathetic to new ideas.b. Opposed in nature or character; antagonistic: antipathetic factions within the party.
- Causing a feeling of antipathy; repugnant: “The whole place and everything about it was antipathetic to her” (Anthony Trollope).
(comparative more antipathetic, superlative most antipathetic)