ANTIPATHY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ANTIPATHY
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 n.  strong feeling of aversion; dislike
Classic Sentence:
1  John had not much affection for his mother and sisters, and an antipathy to me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  That eye of hers, that voice stirred every antipathy I had.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
3  Edgar must shake off his antipathy, and tolerate him, at least.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  Upon the whole, I never beheld, in all my travels, so disagreeable an animal, or one against which I naturally conceived so strong an antipathy.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER I.
5  In gratitude to the captain, I sometimes sat with him, at his earnest request, and strove to conceal my antipathy against human kind, although it often broke out; which he suffered to pass without observation.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
6  He behaved very well in the regiment but was not liked; Rostov especially detested him and was unable to overcome or conceal his groundless antipathy to the man.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
7  The prince reciprocated this antipathy, but it was overpowered by his contempt for her.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
8  Natasha and Princess Mary looked at one another in silence, and the longer they did so without saying what they wanted to say, the greater grew their antipathy to one another.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VII
9  Ever since the fatal night, the end of my labours, and the beginning of my misfortunes, I had conceived a violent antipathy even to the name of natural philosophy.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
10  Though I don't know that it's much of a peculiarity, either; for he has been ill-used enough, by some that bear it, to have a mortal antipathy for it, Heaven knows.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
11  "But I hope you will not carry your antipathy so far as to deprive me of the pleasure of your company, sir," said Monte Cristo.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
12  It was the sense of his helplessness that sharpened his antipathy.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
13  The royal policy had long been to weaken, by every means, legal or illegal, the strength of a part of the population which was justly considered as nourishing the most inveterate antipathy to their victor.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
14  But unimpressionable natures are not so soon softened, nor are natural antipathies so readily eradicated.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence:
1  I feel a profound antipathy to using any weapon.
2  The last decade of the nineteenth century saw the development of a considerable antipathy to trade unionism among influential public opinion.
3  Tom's extreme antipathy for disputes keeps him from getting into arguments with his temperamental wife.
4  The killing of a TSA screener in Los Angeles is symptomatic of a growing antipathy toward government workers and TSA personnel in particular, experts said Saturday.
5  Despite the deep antipathies between them, the two sides have managed to negotiate an agreement.
6  His professional judgement was coloured by his personal antipathies.