Pronunciation of Antipathetic
/ˌantɪpɐθˈɛtɪk/, /ˌantɪpɐθˈɛtɪk/, /ˌa_n_t_ɪ_p_ɐ_θ_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_k/

Antonyms for antipathetic:

inclined, agreeable.

Synonyms for antipathetic:

Sense 1

oppositional, adversarial, Despisable, repugnant.

Sense 2

contemptible, odious, abhorrent, obnoxious, detestable, abominable, despicable, vile, opposed, nefarious, loathsome, lousy.

Sense 3

wretched, shabby, infamous, disgusting.

Sense 5


Sense 6


Sense 7


Sense 8

nasty, foul.

Other synonyms and related words:

mortal, adversary, rotten, foul, counter, abhorrent, indisposed, Despisable, detestable, repugnant, antagonistic, obnoxious, wretched, inimical, infamous, jaundiced, oppositional, unsympathetic, abominable, antipathetical, nasty, negative, incompatible, reluctant, low, adversarial, averse, loathsome, contemptible, filthy, loth, nefarious, lousy, disgusting, disinclined, despicable, shabby, opposed, vile, odious.

adverse (adjective)

tragic, perilous, adverse, unfavorable, difficult, detrimental, distressful, hard, unfortunate, miserable, disastrous, troublesome, burdensome, unlucky, calamitous, opposing, catastrophic, unpropitious, inauspicious, untoward, unfriendly, grievous.

aggressive (adjective)


all (adjective)

averse, antipathetical, loth, loath, indisposed.

conflicting (adjective)

clamoring, dissident, rioting, raucous, contentious, feuding, tense, disharmonious, dissenting, brawling, Squabbling, discordant, antagonistic, colliding, conflicting, clashing, hostile, bickering, warring, harsh, loath, rowing, dissonant, cacophonous, differing.

contemptuous (adjective)

deprecative, Ridiculing, disparaging, scoffing, flippant, satirical, mocking, abusive, disdainful, sarcastic, scornful, insulting, derisive, sardonic, contemptuous, jeering.

opposed (adjective)

averse, antagonistic, unfriendly, nasty, hostile.

opposing (adjective)

averse, adversarial, oppositional.

unwilling (adjective)

indisposed, disinclined.

Sense 2 (noun)

opposed, adversarial, oppositional.

Sense 3 (noun)

obnoxious, nefarious, abhorrent, repugnant, disgusting, detestable, foul, loathsome, rotten, low, filthy, odious, abominable, vile, contemptible, nasty, despicable, wretched, lousy, Despisable, shabby, infamous.

antipathetic (noun)

antipathetical, disinclined, averse, hostile, loth, indisposed, antagonistic, loath.

revolting (verb)


Usage examples for antipathetic:

  • No two men, indeed, could be more essentially antipathetic by nature than Herder and Goethe. - "The Youth of Goethe", Peter Hume Brown.
  • How cramped are the attitudes, sympathetic or antipathetic, of nearly all our poets towards the Christian religion! - "Oxford Lectures on Poetry", Andrew Cecil Bradley.

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