noun, plural an·tip·a·thies.
- a natural, basic, or habitual repugnance; aversion.
- an instinctive contrariety or opposition in feeling.
- an object of natural aversion or habitual dislike.
noun plural -thies
- a feeling of intense aversion, dislike, or hostility
- the object of such a feeling
c.1600, from Latin antipathia, from Greek antipatheia, noun of state from antipathes “opposed in feeling, having opposite feeling; in return for suffering; felt mutually,” from anti- “against” (see ) + root of pathos “feeling” (see ).